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Wrong Way Driver Faces DUI Charge

Police said Doreen Drake of North Kingstown was driving the wrong way on Route 37 Friday night.

Wrong Way Driver Faces DUI Charge

A 34-year-old North Kingstown woman was charged with driving under the influence after she was allegedly crashed her car while driving the wrong way on Route 37 in Cranston.

Rhode Island State Police reported that Doreen Drake, of 90 Salisbury Ave., North Kingstown, was charged with driving under the influence at around 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Police said the arrest was the result of troopers responding to a crash on Route 37 "following several 911 calls to the Lincoln Woods Barracks advising of a wrong way driver," according to a police report.

Drake was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where she refused a blood test. She was arraigned before a Justice of the Peace and released pending a future court date in Third Division District Court, police said.

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