SUV found on bridge leads police to arrest 21-year-old woman

SUV found on bridge leads police to arrest 21-year-old woman

Police were on patrol when they discovered a vehicle sitting in the middle of the Thompson Run Bridge in Duquesne.

DUQUESNE, Pa. — A woman is facing charges after an incident on a local bridge early Sunday morning.

According to the Duquesne Police Department's Facebook page, officers were on patrol around 5:15 a.m. when they found an SUV sitting in the middle of the Thompson Run Bridge.

Officers saw a 21-year-old woman from Pittsburgh running from the scene.

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September 9, 2018 At approximately 5:15 AM, Police were on patrol when they discovered a vehicle sitting in the middle...

Posted by City of Duquesne Police Department on Sunday, September 9, 2018

Police chased and eventually caught the woman on the bridge, but not before she threw an unknown object over the bridge that landed on a train below, according to the post.

According to the post, the woman was visibly impaired and admitted to speeding, losing control of the vehicle, and flipping it two times.

She was arrested and charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, driving at an unsafe speed and littering.

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