Woman arrested after hit-and-run DUI crash with two children in backseat

A 32-year-old Florida woman is accused of crashing her car into another vehicle and then fleeing the scene with two children in the back seat while driving under the influence west of Boynton Beach, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said.

Just after 10:30 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to a hit-and-run crash near the intersection of Boynton Beach Boulevard and State Road 7. There, they spoke to a driver who said his car was rear-ended and that the other driver headed south on State Road 7.

Eventually, a deputy found a red Nissan Altima stopped on the side of the road with front-end damage and Handan Kabba behind the wheel, according to the report. In the backseat were a 11-year-old and 7-year-old.

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The relationship between the boys and Kabba is not clear from the report.

While speaking with Kabba, the deputy noted a smell of alcohol on her breath and that her words were slurred and her eyes were glassy.

She tried to explain that someone was coming to pick her and the boys up. Later, Kabba would take Breathalyzer tests showing her blood-alcohol level was nearly double the legal intoxication limit of 0.08. Her first test was 0.150 and the second was 0.146, according to the report.

The report did not indicate whether anyone was injured in the crash.

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The suburban Boca Raton woman faces charges, including DUI, child neglect and hit and run. She was released Saturday from the Palm Beach County Jail on $6,000 bond.

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