***UPDATED at 12:28 On Friday, May 1st***
We now know the identity of the woman who was charged with a DUI after hitting a palm tree in the median near the 15th Street bridge, in North Augusta Thursday morning.
The woman has been identified as 40-year-old Angela Michelle Ladousier, of Stevens Creek Road, in North Augusta.
According to the North Augusta Department of Public Safety incident report, officers responded to the 100 block of Buena Vista Avenue in reference to a vehicle being overturned.
Once officers arrived, they found Ladousier standing in the vehicle, which was resting on its side. When asked if she was injured, she reportedly refused treatment several times.
Officers say, she then became loud and boisterous, using foul language, and they smelled the odor of alcohol on her. When she was asked how much alcohol she had consumed prior to driving, she responded “probably too much”, according to the report.
She failed a field sobriety test, and was handcuffed and taken to the North Augusta Department of Public Safety headquarters.
While being booked and fingerprinted, Ladousier reportedly became belligerent and threw an ink pen.
She was charged with DUI/Driving Under the Influence – 1st Offense.
***POSTED at 7:11 A.M. on Thursday, April 30th***
According to Lt. Schafer with the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, an early Thursday morning crash ends with female driver going to jail.
The female was driving over the 13th Street bridge into North Augusta when she hit a palm tree in the median and flipped her car.
Emergency responders arrived on the scene and had to cut her out the front windshield to get her out. She refused treatment numerous times.
Aiken EMS checked her out, but she refused transport.
She was reportedly given a field sobriety and failed.
Her name has not been released at this time but we do know she has been taken to jail and charged with DUI.
All traffic is clear now.