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Woman, 31, 'DELIBERATELY drives into path of oncoming car to test her faith'

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A woman deliberately drove her car into the path of an oncoming vehicle to test her faith in God, police say.

Nadejda Reilly, 31, from Drums, Luzerne County, allegedly caused the crash on Route 93 near Weatherly, Pennsylvania, on January 7.

State police say Reilly told them she had driven round for a few hours, waiting for a calling from God.

When no calling presented itself, Reilly told officers she decided to drive into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

When police arrived on the scene, the suspect reportedly told them she was not remorseful for the people injured in the crash because: 'God would have taken care of them'.

'Reilly related God took care of her by not having her injured,' said Trooper Bruce Balliet in an arrest affidavit.

'Reilly expressed no concerns or remorse for the victims. Reilly also stated she did not care if the other people were injured because God would have taken care of them.'

Two people in the other vehicle were taken to hospital for treatment for their injuries.

Reilly has been charged with aggravated assault and other offenses over allegations she purposely caused the crash.

Her $50,000 bail had been revoked, according to an online court docket on Wednesday.

The suspect's lawyer, Andrew Theyken Bench, filed a notice with the court that she plans to waive her formal arraignment in Carbon County court.


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