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Driver hits minivan into Milford quarry

A 21-year-old woman, whose child was in the back seat of her sedan, was charged with drunk driving for a crash that sent a minivan carrying three children into a quarry, Milford police said Sunday.

One of the children in the minivan was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.

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Elizabeth M. Faceyof Milford, hit the minivan at East Main Street and Fortune Boulevard around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, police said. The minivan’s driver Aimee M. Mercer, 33, and the three children escaped from the partially-submerged vehicle, police said.

Mercer and the two other children were taken to Milford Whitinsville Regional Hospital for minor injuries, police said. Facey’s three-year-old child was not hurt in the accident, police said.

Facey was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, committing a serious injury while driving drunk, child endangerment while driving drunk, and failure to stop at a red light.

The Department of Children and Families was notified and is investigating, police said.

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