Woman Arrested After Car Calls 911 on Her

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Treasure Coast Local Business

A Port St. Lucie woman was arrested after her car called 911 on her.

57 year old Cathy Bernstein was arrested by police and charged with hit and run causing bodily injury.

Port St. Lucie Police were called to the scene after the victim called and said someone struck her vehicle on North Prima Vista Boulevard and took off.

Dispatchers say they received an automatic call from a Ford vehicle claiming the owner was involved in an accident. Bernstein got on the phone and told officers she was driving home and  was not in an accident.

Officers reported to her residence to find her vehicle has indeed been in an accident. Bernstein told police she has previously hit a tree.  After further questioning, Bernstein admitted to she committed the hit and run, and was involved in a previous accident.

She was arrested and taken to the St. Lucie County Jail.

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