Gahanna Woman Charged With Hitting Kids While Driving Drunk
Updated: Monday, March 25 2013, 10:23 AM EDT
NORTHEAST COLUMBUS—A Gahanna woman has been charged with vehicular assault after police say she accidently hit two kids while driving drunk.
Columbus Police say 42-year-old Sherry Larochelle hit an 11-year-old and an 8-year-old. Larochelle was in court Saturday morning.
According to a police report, one child suffered a brain injury that caused a seizure. That child is in stable condition in Children’s Hospital as of Sunday night. The other child fractured an ankle.
It happened in a neighborhood on the corner of Mccutcheon Road and Oak Spring Street Thursday after 10:00 PM. Detectives say the children aren’t related to her. Larochelle has bonded out of jail.
Reporter: Jen French