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State Police Charge Woman In Wrong-Way, DUI Crash On Route 3 In Wethersfield

A Middletown woman allegedly driving under the influence and on the wrong side of the highway crashed car head-on into another car on Thursday afternoon, state police said.

Julianne Tedeschi, 44, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol and driving the wrong way on a divided highway.

Tedeschi was taken to Hartford Hospital for minor injuries, police said. The driver of the other vehicle refused medical attention.

Police said Tedeschi entered Route 3 southbound in Wethersfield and began traveling north toward Glastonbury. She was in the right lane when her car hit a southbound car, police said.

She was given a field sobriety test and did not perform to standard, police said. She was released after posting $500 bail and scheduled to appear in Superior Court in New Britain on Nov. 15.

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