Sep

18

High School Student Driving 118 m.p.h. arrested for DUI

By Mary Ann

The Chicago Tribune reported that a high school student was pulled over after police clocked her car going 118 m.p.h. near Merrillville, Ind. on September 10.  The Crown Point, Ind. 17 year-old girl told police she was in a rush because she was going to be late for school.

According to the police report, the girl, driving a 2000 Toyota Celica, was pulled over for weaving in and out of traffic.  The officer detected the smell of alcohol.  During a breath test, the girl registered higher than .08%.

She was arrested for DUI and ticketed for reckless driving, unsafe lane movement, speeding and not having a driver’s license in her possession.

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