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Car fire ends in arrest

Photo Courtesy: Deputy Joshua Bish Photo Courtesy: Deputy Joshua Bish

 BRUSHFORK (WVVA) -- A car crashed into a tree and caught fire, leading police to arrest the driver.

According to Mercer County Sheriff's Deputy Joshua Bish, it happened a little before nine Sunday morning.

Tristan Bailey was driving on Airport Road from Brushfork, towards Green Valley.  She crashed into a tree, and her car caught fire.

Shortly after, people heard a child screaming for their mother to wake up.  Police and fire crews were called in.

Both Tristan Bailey and the child are okay.  Bailey was arrested after her release from the hospital.  She will be arraigned Sunday evening on charges of DUI with injury and child neglect causing risk of injury. 

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