BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- The woman charged in a drunk driving crash that killed a 7-year-old girl and seriously injured her mother may have been driving at almost five times the legal limit of alcohol, the Suffolk County District Attorney said Tuesday.
On the afternoon of November 26, prosecutors allege that Olivia Mora, 36, was driving a white Chevrolet Tahoe on Geneva Avenue in Dorchester and rear-ended a car.
Instead of stopping, she continued driving on the wrong side of that road, at around 30 miles per hour. She then turned left on Olney Street, according to prosecutors, hitting a parked car and a fire hydrant, and continued to drive until she hit 7-year-old Brianna Rosales and her mother, Glendalee Alvarado.
Rosales was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center, and her mother was hospitalized for months.
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley said that nine hours after the crash, a blood sample obtained from 36-year-old Olivia Mora registered her blood-alcohol content at .125, leading police criminalists to believe that at the time of the crash, her BAC would have been between .188 and .386.
On Tuesday, Mora arraigned on numerous charges, including manslaughter, motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and leaving the scene of an accident.
She was held on $150,000 cash bail and will be back in court for a pre-trial conference on May 22.
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Woman charged in crash that killed child may have been 5x over legal limit
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