Two Georgetown women were arrested Friday morning and face charges after a rear-end collision, according to Georgetown Police citations.
The accident occurred around 8:30 a.m. Friday at Cherry Blossom Way/Maple Grove when a Mazda driven by Julianne Ewing, 19, of Georgetown, rear-ended a dump truck. According to a witness on scene, the report states that Ewing had struck a truck on Paris Pike and then made a left turn on to the Bypass, then made a right turn from the left turning lane on to Cherry Blossom when her vehicle struck the dump truck.
The offender refused EMS treatment and officers stated she was obviously under the influence. The report states Ewing said she fell asleep while driving, but was unsteady on her feet and pupils were constricted. She stated she had not drank any alcohol or was not on any drugs, but showed clues on a field sobriety test. She was slow to speak and didn’t know the alphabet because she doesn’t recite it every day, but did attempt to count backwards but failed. She was arrested for DUI and transported to Georgetown Community Hospital where she submitted to a blood test and asked for her own independent blood test. The arresting officer said she was nodding off in his cruiser and in the hospital for the duration of her visit.
The passenger in the vehicle, Breonna Auxier, 19, of Georgetown, was outside the vehicle when officers arrived. The report states she was very unsteady on her feet and had pinpoint pupils and , barely able to hold her eyes oven. The report states she submitted to field sobriety tests and showed clues on all tests. She told officers she thought it was 1 a.m. and stated she had gotten drunk the night before, but officers smelled no alcoholic beverage. A preliminary breath test showed. 00. While enroute to the Scott County Detention Center, she passed out in the cruiser, the report states. She was charged with public intoxication.