LOWELL (CBS) — A 26-year-old woman accused of hitting a bicyclist in Lowell was arrested for drunk driving Sunday.

Police said Jacquelyn Hopkinson of Dracut “appeared to be intoxicated” when officers responded to the crash scene on Rogers Street around 9 p.m.

“According to witnesses, the operator of a vehicle was traveling into Lowell from Tewksbury at [a] high rate of speed prior to striking the cyclist,” police said in a statement Monday.

The man on the bike was taken to a Boston hospital with serious injuries.

A woman was charged with drunk driving after a bicyclist was seriously injured in a crash over the weekend in Lowell (Photo Courtesy: Lowell Sun | Aaron Curtis)

Hopkinson was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. Police said more charges are possible.


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