Cottage Grove Woman Accused of Overdosing Involved in Crash

Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 --- 7:30p.m.

Release from Madison Police Department:

01/24/2012 - 3:06 PM
Address Hwy 51 & Pflaum Rd
Arrested Amanda Sainsbury, age: 26, Cottage Grove, WI

Madison Police responded to a crash at 51 & Pflaum Rd. Investigation found that Sainsbury was slumped over the wheel at the stop light. When another motorist tried to awaken her, she accelerated into the intersection striking and knocking over a traffic signal pole. Paraphernalia was found at the scene. Sainsbury admitted to using heroin prior to the crash. She was transported to a hospital for minor injuries, with OWI charges expected. No other vehicles were involved.

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