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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 62-year-old woman was arrested Saturday night in connection with a hit-and-run crash in northeast Minneapolis that left two bicyclists seriously injured, according to police.

Minneapolis Police responded to a report of two bicyclists hit at about 10:30 p.m. near the area of Marshall and Broadway Streets NE. When officers arrived, witnesses told police they saw a car hit two occupied vehicles on Marshall Street and continued driving before it hit the two bicyclists. The driver then left the scene.

Authorities located the driver a short time later slumped behind the wheel of her car and said she showed obvious signs of intoxication. The woman was identified by police as Stephanie Smith-El and said she was driving with a revoked license.

She was taken to North Memorial Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries, then transported to the Hennepin County Jail, where she’s been booked on suspicion of criminal vehicular operation causing bodily harm.

The two bicyclists, identified by authorities as 28-year-old Kathryn Bradley and 29-year-old Jason Bradley, were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries. Police said the people inside the vehicles that were hit did not suffer any injuries.

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