A teen woke up in her crashed car with the engine running and Kennewick police suspect she was driving drunk.
Erin L. Stevens, 18, of Kennewick, allegedly drove over a curb and part way down a hill on the 8500 block of West Quinault Avenue near Costco at 2 a.m. on Saturday morning. When Kennewick police arrived they found her passed out in the driver’s seat.
“Investigation revealed she was intoxicated,” said police.
She allegedly told officers she didn’t drink until after she crashed her car. She claims to have stayed and drunk vodka with a man, who was not named.
Stevens was arrested on suspicion of DUI and being a minor in possession of alcohol.