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Police: Driver was impaired, texting when vehicle flipped

Posted May 31, 2011 3:30 p.m. EDT
Updated May 31, 2011 3:45 p.m. EDT

— An SUV flipped on its side in a single-car wreck Tuesday at the corner of Rosemary and Henderson streets in Chapel Hill, police said.

The driver, whose name was not released, was charged with driving while impaired, texting while driving and reckless driving.

Police said she was impaired and was using her cell phone to text when she drove up on the sidewalk and hit a guide wire, flipping her vehicle on its side.

No other information was released.