A 29-year-old woman was charged with OWI after officials responded to the scene of a vehicle crash on Highway 2 at Birch Hill Road just after 4 Thursday afternoon. When the Inspector arrived on scene, the Inspector found the vehicle in the ditch, however the driver had walked away from the crash scene. An Ashland County Deputy had located the driver and brought them back to the scene. There was also a five-year-old child in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
No injuries were reported as a result of the crash.
The driver was identified as 29 year old Nicole R. Livingston from Odanah. The Inspector conducted field sobriety tests and subsequently arrested Livingston for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of a restricted controlled substance. Livingston was arrested and charged with OWI-1st with a minor passenger. The child was released to a family member.