Los Ranchos woman charged with attempted homicide following reckless driving

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A New Mexico woman is facing serious charges after driving the wrong way on I-40, nearly killing others.

Dash cam video was captured by a witness on November 17 near Flagstaff, Arizona.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says 32-year-old Patricia Carvalho of Los Ranchos was driving recklessly with her 2-year-old daughter in the back seat, nearly striking several cars.

Eventually, Carvalho does collide with a DPS sergeant patrol car.

She and the sergeant suffered non-life threatening injuries and the child was uninjured.

Carvalho now faces charges including attempted second-degree homicide, aggravated DUI, and child abuse.

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