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DUI suspect gets into accident, says she is 6 months pregnant

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Tiffany Banules, 27 (Source: LMDC) Tiffany Banules, 27 (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A woman who says she is pregnant now faces a DUI charge after police said she caused an accident which sent five people to the hospital.

Thursday around 2:30 p.m., officers responded to an injury accident at 11910 Standiford Plaza Drive, in front of Walmart off Preston Highway and Mt. Washington Road in Louisville.

When they arrived on the scene, police said Tiffany Banules, 27, was "unsteady on her feet and smelled of alcohol."

Officers reported two of her children were taken to the hospital after the wreck, along with three other unidentified people. The patients' conditions are not known.

Police said Banules told them she drank a bottle and a half of wine.

According to the arrest report, when asked to comply with a field sobriety test, she said she was six months pregnant and could not do one.

Officers on the scene determined the accident was her fault, citing that she crossed out of her lane and drove into oncoming traffic.

Banules is charged with DUI, first offense.

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