A driver accused of DUI didn’t know she was involved in a crash until she drove back to the crime scene and officers told her, according to a crash report.
Amanda Toves, 25, of Cumming, was cited for DUI and failure to stop during a Dec. 12 accident at the intersection of Roswell Road and Windsor Parkway, Sandy Springs Officer M.E. Brooks wrote in the report.
Police say Toves, in her 1994 Dodge Dakota, ran a red light and hit Segun Akande in his 2003 Nissan Pathfinder as he was turning left in the 4600 block of Roswell Road.
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Akande told the officer he tried to avoid the crash, but couldn’t. His SUV was found overturned.
Toves left the scene, but a witness was able to give police her license plate and a description of how she looked.
She eventually drove back to the crash site and stopped, according the report. Her car took up two northbound lanes on Roswell Road.
When Brooks asked about the crash, Toves didn’t know she was involved in an accident, despite the damage to the front of her car.
Police said Toves reeked of alcohol, had slurred speech, couldn’t keep her balance and seemed dazed and confused.
She was arrested and taken to the Alpharetta Jail.
A passenger in Toves’ car was taken to the hospital.
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