Driver in 4th of July crash has 5 previous DUIs

St. Augustine police await blood-alcohol results from Wednesday night's wreck

Published On: Jul 06 2012 11:49:48 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 06 2012 11:57:00 AM EDT
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -

Police investigating a single-vehicle rollover crash Wednesday night at the intersection of Gerado Street and Anastasia Boulevard suspect the driver had been drinking.

According to St. Augustine police, witnesses saw the 2011 Honda Fit roll over three times about 10:45 p.m. before it came to rest by the parking lot of Nobby's Sports Tavern.

The driver, Theresa Diane Long, 53, was transported to Flagler Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. Blood was drawn and submitted into evidence for the purpose of testing her blood alcohol content.

Investigating Officer Chris Miller found that Long has five previous DUI convictions and has attended four DUI schools.  According to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office website, Long also has previous arrests on battery and disorderly intoxication.

Police are awaiting toxicology reports before filing a DUI charge in this crash.