Texas student crashes into police car 'while sending topless selfie'

An opened bottle of wine was found in the vehicle

Matt Payton
Friday 28 October 2016 11:44
Miranda Kay Rader, 19, failed parts of a field sobriety test
Miranda Kay Rader, 19, failed parts of a field sobriety test

A 19-year-old student who crashed her car into a police vehicle told the officer she was snapchatting a topless selfie.

Miranda Kay Rader, listed as a freshman at Texas A & M University, was charged with drunken driving and possessing alcohol as a minor following the incident in Bryan, Texas.

According to the police report, the officer was responding to a reported disturbance when he heard brakes squealing and a 4 x4 slam into the patrol car behind him.

While approaching the vehicle, he noticed Rader with her bra unfastened trying to put her top back on, The Eagle reports.

An opened bottle of wine was found in the vehicle.

She told the officer she was driving back to her dorm and had decided to send a Snapchat photo to her boyfriend while stopping at a red light.

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Rader failed parts of a filed sobriety test and was taken to hospital for a blood test.

She was released from Brazos County Jail after posting a $2,000 bail. It is not known when she is scheduled to appear in court.

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