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Woman pleads guilty after school bus crash

Rochester police say her blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit.

Posted: Dec. 12, 2017 2:34 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – After crashing into a school bus, a woman is pleading guilty to her fourth drunk driving charge in the last 10 years.

34-year-old Sarah Beth Shanahan of Rochester was charged with 1st degree DWI, felony DUI, and driving after cancellation after hitting the bus at the intersection of 14th Street and Assisi Drive Northwest on November 9.

There were no children on the bus at the time of the collision. Police say Shanahan’s blood alcohol content was measured at .24 percent.

On Tuesday, she entered a guilty plea to 1st degree DWI. Sentencing is set for January 23, 2018.

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