Woman charged with DWI after 2 pedestrians hit

LACONIA — After allegedly backing her car into two people then losing control on entering the new Weirs roundabout and striking a retaining wall on Monday night, a Meredith woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Dylan Anderson, 20, of 120 Pinnacle Park, Meredith was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail following her arraignment in 4th Circuit Court — Laconia Division yesterday.

According to a police report, officers were dispatched to a disturbance at 63 Endicott Street East (Route 11-B) at 9:14 p.m. They were told that Anderson, who was driving a black Volkswagen Jetta had hit two people as she backed out of the driveway of a residence. Witnesses said that the two who were struck had tried to stop Anderson from leaving, believing she was impaired.

Anderson drove northbound on Endicott Street East toward Meredith, but lost control at the roundabout, crossed into the southbound lane and collided with the retaining wall just west of the roundabout.

Anderson, along with the two allegedly hit by her car, were treated for minor injuries at Lakes Region General Hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.