A woman shocked police when she grabbed a bottle of wine instead of her license and registration after a crash in Hingham, Massachusetts on Valentine’s Day.
Police say that 37-year-old Erin Lynch was already drunk when she was swerving on Rockland Street, a busy thoroughfare in Hingham, on Tuesday evening. Another driver going in the opposite direction tried to avoid a crash before the two cars collided.
Officers say they could smell alcohol in Lynch’s breath, a theory that was confirmed when she grabbed an open bottle of wine and drank it in front of them.
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She also admitted to having two drinks before the accident took place.
Lynch has been arraigned on a number of misdemeanors. It's unclear if she has an attorney.
Neither driver was hurt in the crash.