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Intoxicated woman suffers minor injuries in Woodstock crash

Photo by Alex Vucha / WFRD

A 29-year-old Woodstock woman crashed her car into a stoplight, fire hydrant and ended up on top of a utility box in Woodstock early Sunday morning.

Woodstock Police and Woodstock Fire/Rescue were called at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday to the scene of the crash at Route 47 and Route 120. Firefighters extricated the driver, a 29-year-old Woodstock woman, who was the sole occupant of the 2014 Nissan Rouge.

The woman was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Photo by Alex Vucha / WFRD

Officials said that the woman was driving northbound on Route 47 when she left the roadway and struck a stoplight pole and electrical box on the northwest side of the intersection.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash, Woodstock Police Deputy Chief Jeffrey Parsons said.

Police continue to investigate the crash and are unable to release any further information. Authorities have not said if any arrests have been made yet or if any citations have been issued.

Photo by Alex Vucha / WFRD
Sam Borcia

Sam Borcia

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