A woman who Friday afternoon has reportedly blamed the whole thing on cold medicine and Armor All.
NBC Connecticut, the web site for WVIT Channel 30, reported that Sharon Brooks, 63, of , told their reporter she was taking Nyquil cold medicine at the time of the accident and her foot slipped off the brake pedal because it had been cleaned with Armor All making it slippery.
East Haven police charged Brooks with DUI and reckless driving after her car careened through the front of Yankee Discount Liquors at 2:23 p.m. Friday. A store employee was treated for minor injuries. Brooks was not hurt.