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Texting driver crashes car into lake

Sept. 11, 2013 at 6:04 PM   |   Comments

WALDORF, Md., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Authorities in Maryland said a woman who crashed into a tree and ended up in a lake told deputies she had been texting behind the wheel.

The Charles County Sheriff's Office said the 25-year-old woman struck a tree with her Hyundai in Waldorf and the car ended up submerged in 5 feet of water in Wakefield Lake, WTOP-TV, Washington, reported Wednesday.

The woman, who did not appear to be injured, told deputies she had been texting while driving when she lost control of the vehicle.

The sheriff's office said charges are pending against the woman.

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