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BY KEITH EPPS
A Fredericksburg woman is accused of trying to take the blame for her husband after a crash knocked a parked vehicle into a building Sunday night, police said.
City police spokeswoman Natatia Bledsoe said the incident occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 1500 block of Princess Anne Street. Officers found a Chevrolet van against a wall at 1505 Princess Anne and a Ford Explorer against a building at 1503. Both the Explorer and the building were unoccupied, Bledsoe said, and the Explorer had been moved several feet by the impact.
Bledsoe said a woman was telling police she had been driving the van, and she was being investigated for a
The man, 45-year-old Timothy McManious, was taken to Mary Washington Hospital with significant injuries, police said. He was placed in intensive care.
Warrants were obtained charging Timothy McManious with DUI, driving with a revoked license and reckless driving. His wife, Sue McManious, 47, was charged with public intoxication and obstruction of justice and was placed in the Rappahannock Regional Jail under a $1,500 bond.
Police estimated the damage at $20,000.
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