RICHMOND — A Hopkinton woman was arrested Monday after the police said she caused a near collision near the intersection of Kingstown Road and Richmond Townhouse Road.
The woman, whose name is omitted because the charge was dismissed in court, was charged with driving under the influence with an unknown blood alcohol content and refusal to submit to a chemical test. She was released on a promise to appear in Fourth Division District Court.
According to police, Sgt. William Litterio saw the woman at about 9:45 p.m. as her car was stopped in the middle of the intersection at routes 138 and 112. Before he could approach the car, another motorist reported a near head-on collision involving the woman’s car.
Police said the woman showed showed signs of intoxication, failed a field sobriety test and later refused a breathalyzer test.
***This story was edited to reflect the fact that the woman who was arrested had her charges dismissed in court.