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DUI Arrest Made After Car Crash Closes Route 50 Westbound

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OCEAN CITY, Md. -- Maryland State Police say a Maryland woman is in custody in connection to a car crash that closed down part of Route 50 westbound Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened at approximately 4:35 p.m. when police say Lisa Marts of Darlington, MD was traveling westbound on US Route 50 in a 2009 blue Subaru Forester and stopped for traffic in the fast lane at Inlet Isle in Ocean City. Renata Lovitt of Berlin was also traveling in the fast lane in a 2006 silver Subaru Outback when police say she failed to stop and struck Marts from behind. Upon contact with Lovitt, police detected a strong odor of alcohol on Lovitt's breath. She was then administered a standardized field sobriety tests, which police say she performed poorly. Lovitt was then taken into custody for driving under the influence of alcohol and transported to the Berlin Barrack were she refused to submit a breath test.

The Berlin Barrack of MSPD say four minor passengers of Lovitt's car were evaluated at Atlantic General Hospital. Marts and the right rear passenger of the Forester, 41-year-old Terry Annick, were transported by ambulance also to AGH. The left rear passenger of the Forester was a 14-year-old minor who was transported by helicopter to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.

Police say Lovitt was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired by alcohol, driving while impaired by alcohol while transporting a minor and negligent driving. She was released on a $25,000 unsecured bond.

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