Mother accused of driving drunk with daughter, hitting truck

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 8:54pm

A mother is accused of driving drunk with her 4-year-old year old daughter in the back seat.

El Paso County Sheriff's deputies said 24-year-old Ashley Knott was drunk when she hit a truck on Wake Forrest Lane and Sparks Drive Friday afternoon.

Deputies said the 4-year-old girl who was not secured in a booster seat suffered a broken foot and a concussion.

The 22-year-old driver of the truck suffered a broken jaw.

Deputies charged Knott with DWI with a child, intoxicated assault with a vehicle causing serious injury, injury to a child and criminal mischief after she allegedly damaged a patrol car's window.


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