Alleged drunk driver damages athletic field

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Longmeadow High School’s athletic field needs repairs as the result of what police call a drunk driving accident early Sunday morning.

Whitney Harrington - Photo Credit: Longmeadow Police Department
Whitney Harrington – Photo Credit: Longmeadow Police Department

Longmeadow police Lt. Gary Fontaine notified 22News that officers arrested 38-year-old Whitney Harrington of Longmeadow, and charged her with operating under the influence.

 

Lt. Fontaine said her car ran off Bliss Road and crashed into the fence surrounding the  practice football field, damaging 100 feet of fencing as well as turf.

Lt. Fountaine said Harrington appeared unsteady, had bloodshot eyes, slurring her speech and had a strong odor of alcohol on her breath.

Photos: April Mug Shots

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