Mom pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed son, 8, in Bucks County

UPPER SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. (WPVI) -- A Bucks County mother, accused of killing her child while driving under the influence last year, entered a surprise guilty plea on Tuesday.

Police say Kelly Anne Colbridge's blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit when she lost control of her car last April.

Kelly Anne Colbridge

The vehicle slammed head-on into another car on Street Road in Upper Southampton Township.

Colbridge's 8-year-old son died in the crash.

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Prosecutors: Mom was driving drunk in crash that killed son. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on April 25, 2018.

The couple in the other car was seriously hurt.

Police say Colbridge was also under the influence of prescription pills, at the time of the collision.

A sentencing date has not yet been set.

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