Police: DWI suspect crashed while reaching for cigarette

New Mexico

Savana Romero

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (KRQE) – One New Mexico woman simply couldn’t resist a cigarette, allegedly causing a crash trying to reach for one.

According to a criminal complaint, Las Vegas police responded to an abandoned car that was crashed into two parked cars late last month. The car was registered to 23-year-old Savana Romero.

She admitted to having three beers before driving, and then she said she reached down for a cigarette prior to the crash. She’s charged with DWI and other charges.

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