Police say Iowa woman's SUV plunges about 25 feet
Authorities say an eastern Iowa woman is suspected of driving while intoxicated after her sport utility vehicle plunged about 25 feet off an interstate bridge.
The Cedar Rapids Gazette reports Nicole Butschi of Robins lost control of her car and crashed early Friday morning. She had been traveling southbound on a roadway that curves near Coe College in Cedar Rapids.
Police say Butschi was taken to St. Luke's Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the SUV struck a concrete barrier and toppled over. It landed on its top on a gravel-covered area.
Police say officers smelled alcohol on Butschi's breath when they responded to the accident. They plan to arrest her on suspicion of operating while intoxicated and failure to maintain control.
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