WESTLAKE, Ohio — A 74-year-old woman from Westlake was charged with her eighth OVI after crashing her vehicle into a light pole in the parking lot of a Marc's grocery store, according to the Westlake Police Department.
Around 9 p.m. on Oct. 22, officers were called to the Marc's parking lot at Detroit and Canterbury Roads.
Once on scene, officers found a white SUV that had crashed into a light pole and was leaking fluids.
The driver of the vehicle, a 74-year-old woman from Westlake, told officers she had been reaching to grab her cigarettes when the crash occurred.
Police said the woman had a history of driving under the influence and after being field tested was arrested for OVI.
The woman refused to take a breathalyzer test and was charged with her eighth OVI offense.
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