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4:48 PM Fri, Jan. 18th

Car wreck near Long Look Drive involved alcohol

PRESCOTT VALLEY - Prescott Valley police say that a 48-year-old Chino Valley woman was driving under the influence of alcohol Tuesday afternoon when her sport utility vehicle was hit while turning at the intersection of Glassford Hill Road and Long Look Drive.

PVPD officers arrested Jennie Burk and booked her into Yavapai County jail on six felony counts, including aggravated DUI and endangerment.

At 3:07 p.m. Tuesday, Burk was driving her 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe south on Glassford Hill Road when she tried to turn left onto Long Look Drive.

But as Burk made the turn, a 1999 Plymouth Neon collided into the side of her SUV, causing the Hyundai to roll onto its side.

An ambulance took the driver of the Neon, 27-year-old Reyna Beltran-Hernandez of Chino Valley, to Yavapai Regional Medical Center East for non-life-threatening injuries. Doctors treated and released her.

Burk refused medical treatment.

Police say Burk, whom emergency crews pulled out of the Hyundai, was driving on a revoked Arizona driver's license because of several previous DUI convictions and had a blood-alcohol count of .290, three-and-a-half times the legal limit of .08.

The accident delayed traffic for about two hours, as police rerouted northbound drivers on Glassford Hill Road and westbound drivers on Long Look Drive.