Mom accused of passing out with child in backseat

The mom is facing her third DWI charge

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Shuana Richardson

HOUSTON - A mom was due in court on Friday morning, accused of passing out behind the wheel with her child in the back seat.

Police said Shauna Richardson, 35, was passed out and intoxicated behind the wheel of her car in a McDonald's drive-thru with her 4-year-old child in the back seat on Wednesday afternoon in the Kingwood area.

Police said when they arrived, Richardson's car was in drive and her foot was on the brake, although she was passed out.

Richardson told police she had taken prescription medications earlier in the day.

Richardson is facing her third driving while intoxicated charge.

Her child was not hurt.

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