Police: A&M student hit police car after taking topless Snapchat pic for boyfriend

Published: Oct. 27, 2016 at 10:40 AM CDT
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A Texas A&M student told police she was taking a Snapchat photo for her boyfriend Wednesday night moments before hitting the back of a parked Bryan police car.

The collision happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of E. Villa Maria Road, according to a police report.

Bryan Police Officer John Sartell says he was responding to a disturbance call and his vehicle was parked in the southbound outside lane of the street with the vehicle's emergency lights activated.

"I heard the sound of a vehicle braking hard and heard what sounded like a vehicle collision," said Officer Sartell in his report.

The report says Miranda Kay Rader, 20, was driving the SUV that hit the police car.

When Officer Sartell approached the vehicle, he saw Rader wearing an unclasped brassiere and was attempting to put her blouse on. He also noticed an open bottle of wine in the center console cupholder.

"I asked her why she was not dressed while driving and she stated that she was taking a Snapchat photo to send to her boyfriend while she was at a red light," Officer Sartell wrote in the report.

Rader said she was driving back to her dorm on the A&M campus and had been drinking wine with her friend prior to the crash.

Rader was booked into the Brazos County jail and charged with DWI with an Open Container and was also issued a citation for Minor in Possession of Alcohol.