MILFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - A 22-year-old woman accused of being impaired behind the wheel when she slammed into a Milford police cruiser early Thursday morning is now facing drug and operating under the influence charges, police said.

Emily Cicconi, of Milford, is expected to be arraigned Thursday on charges including operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, possessing a class B drug, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, police said.

Emergency crews responding to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Congress and West streets about 1:45 a.m. found Milford police Officer Steve Sousa suffering from a concussion in his crumpled cruiser, Police Chief Thomas O’Laughlin said.

A subsequent investigation determined that Cicconi caused the accident when she drove through a flashing red light, according to police. Cicconi told officers at the scene that she had been drinking earlier in the night, according to court documents.

Sousa was taken to the hospital with bumps and bruises and is expected to be OK, O’Laughlin said.

Sousa’s police cruiser sustained front-end damage, Cicconi’s car had damage to the passenger’s side and appeared to have stopped just short of hitting a building.

Cicconi was also arrested on charges of illegally possessing fireworks and improperly storing fireworks.

During the booking process, police said an alcohol breath test found that Cicconi was more than twice the legal limit to drive.

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