Southampton woman faces DWI charge

advertisement | advertise on newsday

A 54-year-old Southampton woman was arrested on a charge of drunken driving after a police officer said he saw her stop her vehicle in the middle of a road, exit the car -- and promptly fall down.

Southampton Town police said the incident occurred at 7:10 p.m. Monday on Cove Road in Southampton.

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Arrested was driver Donna Hippner, 54, who police said was charged with driving while intoxicated. Hippner faces arraignment in Southampton Town Justice Court.

A statement issued by Southampton police said: "Hippner was arrested after she was observed stopped in the middle of Cove Road in Southampton, and she fell down upon exiting the vehicle." Additional details were not available.

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox. Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

Comments now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

You also may be interested in: