Woman Charged With OUI After Crashing Car Into Wareham Cranberry Bog

Photo: Wareham Police Department

WAREHAM, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A woman is facing drunk driving charges after she crashed her car into a cranberry bog in Wareham early Thursday morning.

Wareham police said just after midnight, emergency crews responded to a crash on Maple Springs Road, where the vehicle was overturned and submersed in the bog.

According to police, officers arrived to find a good samaritan helping the lone occupant of the vehicle, identified as Alisha McGough, 31, of Wareham, out of the car.

The Wareham Fire Department searched the vehicle, water way, and secured any potential hazards, police said.

McGough was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation. She was arraigned in Wareham District Court Friday and released on personal recognizance.

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