A woman is facing drunk driving and hit and run charges after a collision Thursday night in Turlock.
Jana Kirchert, 48, was involved in a collision with another driver shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday in the area of W. Monte Vista Avenue and Four Seasons Drive, according to the Turlock Police Department. Kirchert allegedly failed to stop and exchange insurance information after the collision.
The individual who was hit followed Kirchert and contacted the police. An officer responded and pulled Kirchert over and she was given a field sobriety test.
According to the police report, Kirchert failed the field sobriety test and was suspected of drunken driving. She was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and hit and run.