Va. Beach woman charged DWI after flipping vehicle, one injured


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A woman was charged with driving while intoxicated and assault after an accident at the intersection of Harpersville Road and Hampton Roads Center Parkway on Wednesday.

Newport News Police say the accident happened around 11:30 p.m.

The accident ejected the passenger, a 28-year-old Chesapeake woman, from the vehicle after flipping several times. Police say she injured her neck and back as a result. 

The driver, 24-year-old Shecoria Billups of Virginia Beach, was taken aside by officers after they smelled alcohol.

Upon further investigation, Billups was charged with DWI and assault. 

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