Model Stephanie Seymour arrested on DUI charge after crash in Greenwich

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, January 18, 2016
Stephanie Seymour arrives at the 2013 MOCA Gala celebrating the opening of the Urs Fischer exhibition at MOCA on Saturday, April 20, 2013 in Los Angeles.

GREENWICH, Connecticut (WABC) -- Model and actress Stephanie Seymour was arrested over the weekend in Connecticut after police said she backed her SUV into another car while at a stop sign.

The crash happened Friday evening on an I-95 exit ramp in Greenwich.

According to a report filed by the Connecticut State Police, as Seymour, 47, was driving her Land Range Rover off the exit 5 ramp of I-95, she stopped at a stop sign. After the car behind her stopped, troopers said Seymour backed up into that vehicle, a Mercedes C300.

When troopers arrived at the scene, they said Seymour refused all field sobriety tests. They said her eyes were blood shot, she was unsteady on her feet and her breath smelled like an alcoholic beverage.

Seymour was placed under arrest and taken to the police department for processing.

This is a photo police took of her while she was in custody:

She was released on a $500 bond for the charges of unsafe backing and driving under the influence.

No one was hurt in the crash.

Seymour, who was recorded with a Greenwich address, is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 2, 2016.