Police responding to a Canal Street accident in Salem Sunday morning found it was the last in a string of accidents between Salem and Swampscott.
Jacqueline Y. Portillo, 19, of 36 Highland Ave., Everett, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, three counts of leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and committing a marked lanes violation, according to Salem police.
Police responded to the Canal Street accident at 4:07 a.m.
After they backtracked the driver's path, they discovered she hit five parked cars between Swampscott and Salem, police said.
Swampscott Patch will update this post as further information is available.