Drunk Driving Suspect Sets Car On Fire After Getting Pulled Over

Lit cigarette ignites papers, police say

By Greg Wilson
|  Friday, Nov 11, 2011  |  Updated 6:49 AM PDT
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Drunk Driving Suspect Sets Car On Fire After Getting Pulled Over

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A woman pulled over by cops who suspect she was driving drunk accidentally set her car on fire when she dropped a lit cigarette, police said.

Becca Voss, 20, was pulled over by Louisville, Ky., police who saw her car speeding and weaving early Thursday, police said. When they approached her car, she dropped a lit cigarette in the driver's side door trim where it ignited papers, according to WLKY.com.

Voss flunked field tests and later blew a 0.207. She was charged with driving drunk and reckless driving, ans was also in possession of her sister's identification.

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