Published February 18. 2013 1:00PM Updated February 18. 2013 1:55PM
Stonington — Police have identified the driver who they say forced a car off Route 27 late Sunday afternoon and then later struck a large maple tree on Pellegrino Road.
Susan J. Loranger, 45, of East Granby, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and traveling too fast for conditions in connection with the 4:53 p.m. incident near 36 Pellegrino Road. She was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. Her car was destroyed in the head-on crash.