HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – An Amherst woman is facing an OUI charge after she allegedly struck a stroller with a baby in it in the parking lot of a Hadley shopping mall Monday afternoon.
At around 2:30 p.m., the Hadley Police Department said officers were called to the Mountain Farms parking lot for a report of a woman driving a black BMW who appeared impaired and had struck a stroller with a 17-month-old baby inside. The baby suffered no injuries from the hit, police said.
The woman, identified as 43-year-old Tammy Haut-Donahue, stayed at the scene until police arrived. She was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol.
Haut-Donahue is a research professor in Biomedical Engineering at UMass Amherst, Spokesperson Ed Blaguszewski confirmed with 22News.
She is scheduled to be arraigned in the Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown Tuesday.