Milford Police arrested a woman for child endangerment after she was allegedly caught driving erratically under the influence of narcotics with her son in her car.
The incident took place on Tuesday, Feb. 28 around 7:53 a.m. when police dispatch reported three calls of a car driving wildly, running red lights and almost hitting other vehicles while traveling westbound on Summit Street.
An officer then found a dark blue Pontiac G6 driving northbound into southbound traffic on West Summit Street and Main Street, striking a curb and backing up a short distance two times, almost striking vehicles.
The officer then opened the driver door, put the car in park and shut off the ignition.
The driver, a 34-year-old woman, reportedly said to police that she had taken Vicodin.
According to the incident report, her 12-year-old son was in the passenger seat, agitated and crying. He reportedly told police that his mom was taking him to school and was driving all over the place, nearly hitting other vehicles.
He added that his mother hadn’t slept in several days.
The driver received medical treatment on the scene and she said that she took two “Norco” and one “Sona” in the morning.
She added that she was taking medication after being hit by a drunk driver.
She was arrested for driving under the influence of narcotics and child endangerment.
She had blood work done at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital before being lodged.