SALINAS, Calif- A woman has been arrested after police said that she was involved in a DUI accident with her baby in the car.
Monica Moreno got into the accident Monday afternoon on the 800 block N. Madeira Avenue, said police. Witnesses told police that the driver ran from the scene with a baby in her arms. Both the woman and her baby were bleeding from the face.
Police said that Moreno was speeding down the street when she ran into a parked car. They were able to identify Moreno as the driver based on paperwork that was left behind.
Police received several tips to Moreno's location and she was detained a short time later on the 900 block of Rider Avenue. According to police she has a blood alcohol level of .09 more than two hours after the collision.
The baby was taken to the hospital for head and neck injuries.
Moreno was charged with Felony DUI, Felony Hit and Run, and Child Endangerment.