Driver accused of causing crash at Grape and Cleveland roads charged with OWI
Kristen Sue Kerr, 29, has been charged with resisting law enforcement, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and unlawful possession of a syringe.
On Tuesday, Mishawaka Police were attempting to conduct a traffic stop on a Dodge Stratus driven by Kerr, because she was wanted on a felony warrant, reports said.
Officers attempted to conduct the traffic stop as she left a hotel, but she did not pull over.
As Kerr continued north on Grape Road, her vehicle, collided with a Toyota, which then struck a Mazda, reports said.
The drivers of the Toyota and Mazda suffered minor injuries and refused treatment.
Kerr was taken to the hospital and released and then taken to the St. Joseph County Jail.
Her bail hearing is scheduled for Friday.
UPDATE: In September of 2021, Kerr pleaded guilty to resisting law enforcement, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, and unlawful possession of syringe as part of a plea agreement. She was sentenced to two years and 180 days with one year and 305 days suspended for resisting law enforcement, 60 days for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, and two years and 180 days with two years and 180 days suspended for unlawful possession of syringe. Her sentences for resisting law enforcement and unlawful possession of syringe will run consecutively.