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A Brooklyn woman accused of drinking and then driving her Mercedes through a Long Island home is "very upset" about what happened, her lawyer said Tuesday. Greg Cergol reports.
A Brooklyn woman accused of drunkenly driving her Mercedes through a Long Island home, landing in the backyard, is "very upset" about what happened, her lawyer said Tuesday.
Sophia Anderson, 21, was arraigned on charges relating to her arrest for drunk driving Monday.
Suffolk County police say her car ended up in the backyard of a house on Browns Road in Huntington after she failed to turn at the Southdown Road T-section.
A 90-year-old woman and her caretaker were in the house, but were not hurt.
There were downed trees and what appeared to be tire tracks in the yard, along with furniture that the car apparently pushed outside.
She was with her boyfriend on Long Island to visit family. Her lawyer said prosecutors claim that she told them she had three beers that night, but he declined comment on the details.
"At this point, she's too emotional to discuss what happened that night," lawyer John Loturco said. "She's very upset at this point."
Her bail was set at $50,000. Her lawyer, John Loturco, asked for $2,500.
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