VIRGINIA BEACH -- The woman accused of driving under the influence when she struck a family waiting for a school bus pled guilty to numerous charges on Tuesday. in Virginia Beach Circuit Court.

Sandra Hofstadler pled guilty to 2 counts of DUI Reckless Driving, 2nd conviction DUI within 5-10 years, and failure to stop for a school bus. The gulty pleas could bring a sentence of up to 12 years in prison.

Hofstadler had already pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor charges of DUI (second offense) and reckless driving.

Hofstadler, 43, allegedly went around a stopped school bus on Chester Street, lost control, went over the curb and into a yard, striking a father and his three children in January.

The three children attend Lynnhaven Elementary School.

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