Haldimand OPP has charged a 45-year-old woman after her vehicle hit a utility pole on Northshore Road, Dunnville and landed on a residential property, Monday afternoon.

When OPP arrived on scene they learned that the female driver attempted to flee the area on foot. Officers located her a short distance away, noted signs of impairment by alcohol and arrested her.

OPP has charged 45-year-old Cheryl Austin of Dunnville with driving a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, driving a motor vehicle with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood and driving a motor vehicle while under suspension