Woman Charged With DUI, Leaving Scene Of Boca Raton Crash

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Allegedly Fled Palmetto Park Road Crash Early Saturday Morning.

Maria Castro-Rincon, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boca Raton woman is facing DUI and Hit and Run charges after she allegedly caused a crash on Palmetto Park Road, then fled the scene. She was followed home by a witness who called police.

Maria Castro-Rincon is accused of crashing into another vehicle in the 800 block of West Palmetto Park Road around 3 a.m. Saturday. She then allegedly fled, according to citations reviewed by BocaNewsNow.com. A witness to the crash followed Castro-Rincon to her residence in the 1300 block of NW 15th Avenue and alerted Boca Raton Police.

While the affidavit of probable cause continues to be processed Sunday morning, jail records show that Castro-Rincon was arrested at her residence and charged with DUI, in addition to “hit and run, leave the scene of a crash involving damage to property.”

Castro-Rincon was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail at 7:01 Saturday morning and released just afternoon on her own recognizance. She’ll be arraigned on September 27th. Her alleged blood or breath alcohol was not immediately available.


Paul Saperstein


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