Yarmouth Police and Firefighters were dispatched Saturday night to a motor vehicle crash on Buck Island Road in the vicinity of the Yarmouth Water Department.
An investigation revealed that a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze had been operating West on Buck Island Road, left the roadway, struck and sheared off a utility pole and then came to rest sideways on a guardrail.
Witnesses stated that the vehicle appeared to be operating within the speed limit, but began swerving before smashing into the utility pole.
A follow up investigation at Cape Cod Hospital revealed that 27 year old Amanda Shewan of Dennis had used heroin prior to the crash.
She was charged with O.U.I. drugs, operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger and marked lanes violation.