According to police, a Norfolk woman is being criminally charged in a Wednesday accident that injured her three children. The woman, 36, is being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol causing serious bodily injury, child endangerment, and a seat belt violation.
The Norfolk woman is being hospitalized at Caritas Norwood Hospital. In addition, her children, ages 7, 10, and 11, are also being hospitalized at three local hospitals.
Police reported that the woman lost control of her car on Marshall Street and then struck a utility pole and rolled over. Emergency personnel needed to use the Jaws of Life to free the woman and her children. According to police, additional charges may be filed.
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