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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — An assistant state attorney has announced her resignation after she was arrested last week for allegedly driving drunk and leaving the scene of an accident.

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Police said Lisa Jacobs, 51, also had her two children in the car, ages 14 and 10, during the accident on I-95 near the Hallandale Beach Blvd exit.

Following the crash, Jacobs attempted to leave the scene and had breath that smelled of alcohol, according to the arrest report.

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Jacobs had spent 18 years as a prosecutor with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.

“Your office has provided me with the most rewarding career I could have ever imagined,” Jacobs said in her resignation letter. “My heart will always be with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.”

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Along with a charge for DUI, Jacobs faces two counts of child neglect.