Woman accused of driving drunk faces child neglect charges

TAMPA — A Tampa woman is accused of driving drunk and crashing a minivan with her three young children inside, police said.

Police said Kimberly Kaye Mlack, 46, rear-ended a vehicle that had stopped near Bay to Bay Boulevard and Macdill Avenue about 4:30 p.m.

She was driving her three children, ages 9, 9 and 7.

She had a blood-alcohol level of 0.122. The presumed level of impairment in Florida is 0.08.

Mlack faces three charges of child neglect and two charges of driving under the influence causing property damage. She was being held at the Hillsborough County jail Wednesday afternoon.

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Woman accused of driving drunk faces child neglect charges 09/22/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 3:02pm]

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