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.
Mary J. Butler, 59, of 103 Woodville Alton Road, 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 Butler 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 Butler’s car.
Police said Butler showed showed signs of intoxication, failed a field sobriety test and later refused a breathalyzer test.