Updated Jan 18, 2014 - 12:09 pm
'Super extreme DUI' charge issued in Tempe hit-and-run
Kupper then allegedly drove her vehicle at a high rate of speed away from the scene and into a Walmart parking lot, located at 800 E. Southern Ave., where she hit a curb and rear-ended a red Mazda. In turn, the Mazda slammed into an occupied truck, while Kupper's vehicle spun into a female pedestrian in the parking lot.
According to police, the pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
In total, five vehicles were damaged by Kupper's impaired driving.
The woman was arrested and charged with six counts of endangerment, aggravated assault, a hit-and-run and super extreme DUI, Tempe police spokesperson Michael Pooley said in a media release.
According to the state of Arizona, a super extreme DUI qualifies as having a blood alcohol level of greater than .20.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.