A Franklin woman was arrested after she drove her car onto railroad tracks in Bartholomew County.
Just before 10:30 p.m. Monday, sheriff’s deputies were called to a report of a vehicle on the railroad tracks at the intersection of West County Road 550N and U.S. 31, just south of Taylorsville, sheriff’s department spokeswoman Judy Jackson said.
Deputies saw the vehicle on the tracks and a train was approaching. Railroad officials were contacted and the train was stopped, Jackson said.
A breath test showed that the driver, Jennifer P. Grimes, 39, 2914 Traditions Court, had a blood-alcohol content of .166 percent, more than double the state’s legal limit, Jackson said.
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Grimes’ vehicle had minor damage after running onto the track, Jackson said.
Grimes was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and taken to the Bartholomew County Jail, where she was released on $5,000 bond, according to jail records.