A Massachusetts woman is accused of hitting a police cruiser in East Providence while driving drunk. Veronica Areias of New Bedford was driving on I-195 yesterday morning when she struck a police cruiser who was pulled over in connection to an unrelated traffic stop. Areias is accused of slamming into the back of the car and was charged with a DUI. Police also found alcohol in her car. The officer was hospitalized and treated for minor injuries. She is slated to appear in court later this week.