MANATEE -- A retired Palmetto Elementary School teacher was charged with driving under the influence with property damage, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's office.
Elizabeth L. Morrison was arrested after deputies said the red Jetta she was driving almost struck a vehicle and then crashed into a road sign at 7:34 p.m. Friday in the 10000 block of Old Tampa Road.
The Jetta ended up in the ditch line, according to the report. A deputy completed a DUI investigation at the scene, according to a release.
No injuries were reported and property damage was minor, according to the report.
Deputies said they left a voice mail with Manatee County School Board with pertinent information about the case. School district officials said the woman retired from the school district in 1999.
Breath test results were not yet available, according to the sheriff's office.