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Woman tells police she had 8 tequila shots before driving

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Valerie Suell (Source: LMDC) Valerie Suell (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Police responded to a roll-over crash and found a drunk driver.

Officers reported to the 4100 block of Old Shepherdsville Road on Tuesday night. A 2014 black Jeep was involved in a roll-over crash. Fire crews were already on scene working to cut the woman out of the car.

According to a police report, Valerie Suell, 39, told officers she had eight shots of tequila before driving. Police said she had glassy, bloodshot eyes and smelled like alcohol.  Suell consented to a blood alcohol test at University Hospital.

Two witnesses to the accident said she was speeding when the crash occurred.

Suell consented to a blood alcohol test at University Hospital. She also admitted again to drinking tequila shots prior to driving.

She is being charged with aggravated DUI and failure to maintain insurance.

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