A New Bedford, Massachusetts woman is under arrest after allegedly hitting a police officer with her car.
Police say Alanna Baylies, 33, was found slumped over the wheel of her car in Dartmouth’s Jones Park at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. When she came to, she allegedly put her car into reverse and trapped a police officer between the door and the vehicle as she backed up.
Baylies fled the scene and later crashed on Route 18 in New Bedford.
Baylies was arrested after attempting to flee on foot and taken to the St. Luke's Hospital for evaluation. She has been charged with assault and battery on a police officer, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, failure to stop for police, leaving the scene of a crash resulting in personal injury, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, failure to stop/yield, and resisting arrest.
The injured police officer was transported to Charleton Hospitaland for an upper body injury and released.