Suspected drunk Denver driver crashes into several headstones at veterans’ cemetery on Memorial Day

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An allegedly intoxicated woman crashed into several cars and knocked over headstones at a Denver veterans’ cemetery. Unfortunately, the incident took place just as visitors were honoring their loved ones on Memorial Day, according to official reports.

How did it all happen?

The incident took place at the Fort Logan National Cemetery, as Fox News reveals. It was just after 3 p.m. local time when a woman suddenly sideswiped two cars with her vehicle, the Denver Police Department ascertained for the news outlet.

The images posted on social media caught the moments when a damaged red car was pushed on the grass and many headstones were knocked over. Clear tire marks could also be traced to follow the point at which the vehicle went off the road and dived into the lawn and straight toward the cemetery.

What about the driver?

The woman driving the car reportedly did not try to flee the scene. She remained at the location until police crews arrived. She was taken into custody and there is an ongoing DUI investigation, as stated by a police spokesman.

Did anyone get hurt?

Fortunately, there were no reported injuries after the incident.

“Traffic jam going to Dad’s grave at Ft Logan. There’s a car in between headstones. Saw an officer cuff a woman and walk her away. Hope no one got hurt,” Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas wrote on social media. She was at the Denver cemetery visiting her father’s grave when it all happened.

It’s not clear how many headstones were knocked over or how badly they were damaged. Fox News tried to get in touch with the Denver cemetery, but no response has been received yet.

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