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Woman charged after drunk driving crash injured 3-year-old child

Guelph police have arrested a woman they say was drunk driving with her three-year-old child in the car.

Guelph police say woman fled scene of crash but was later found driving aggressively

Guelph police have arrested a woman they say was drunk driving with her three-year-old child in the car. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

Guelph police have arrested a woman they say was driving drunk with her three-year-old child in the car.

The arrest came just after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, when a pick-up truck collided with a minivan on Victoria Road in Guelph.

Police say the minivan took off and was later seen driving aggressively in a nearby subdivision.

The driver of the minivan was found nearby and was "in an intoxicated state," Guelph police said.

Officers say that the woman's three-year-old child was a passenger in the minivan and had to be taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

A 25-year-old woman was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired with a blood alcohol above 80 mgs.