Richmond woman charged with DUI after wrong-way crash on I-95

Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A 25-year-old woman has been charged with driving under the influence after driving southbound in the north lanes of I-95 resulted in a crash early Sunday morning.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash at 2:51 a.m. Their investigation revealed that Zakeeya A. Birchett of Richmond was driving a 2005 Ford Focus heading south in the northbound lanes when it struck a 2001 Honda CR-V.

CR-V had three occupants. All of them declined to be transported to the hospital.

Birchett was the only person inside the Ford Focus. She was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Birchett was charged with driving under the influence, police said.

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