Driver faces 17 DUI-related charges

Driver faces 17 DUI-related charges

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A Jacksonville woman is facing charges in connection with a February 7, crash in West Palm Beach in which she and seventeen others were injured.

Kimberly Brown, 42, was driving a Toyota Tundra which collided with a Ford passenger van registered to Inlet Cab Company, according to a probable cause affidavit.

The collision happened shortly before 1 a.m. on Okeechobee Boulevard near Congress Avenue.

A witness told police the Tundra appeared to be making a U-turn and pulled in front of the van which was filled with people.

4 people, including Brown, were transported as trauma patients. One was permanently disfigured and needed several reconstructive surgeries, a police report stated.

While hospitalized blood was drawn from Brown. A toxicology report later determined Brown had a blood alcohol analysis of .244 and .245, according to the probable cause affidavit.

Police later arrested Brown and she faces 3 counts of DUI serious bodily injury and fourteen counts of DUI personal injury.

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