Laurel Woman Arrested for 5th Offense DUI


A Laurel woman has been charged after a crash Thursday in Frankford at Berry Street and Route 113.  Delaware State Police say 60 year old Gloria Smith failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with a truck.  Police smelled alcohol on Smith and a DUI investigation was started.  A computer check showed that Smith had four previous DUI convictions.  Smith and a 54 year old female passenger were taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries – the driver of the truck – a 23 year old man from Maryland was treated for minor injuries at the scene.  Smith is charged with 5th offense DUI, vehicular assault and other offenses. She’s being held at the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in default of a cash bond.