RIO DEL MAR — A 35-year-old Modesto girl was arrested on suspicion of DUI over the weekend after driving the fallacious means on Freeway 1 and later crashing right into a pole on non-public property.
A number of eyewitnesses referred to as 911, reporting the motive force’s apparently erratic conduct. The California Freeway Patrol started investigating shortly earlier than 5 p.m. Saturday, heading to the Rio Del Mar exit of southbound Freeway 1. One caller reported seeing the motive force, in a grey 2016 Honda Pilot, get onto the freeway headed northbound within the southbound lanes by way of the offramp and one other reported the Honda colliding with a tow truck, based on CHP radio dispatchers.
Inside lower than an hour, CHP officers had been responding to a special wrong-way driver report on Freeway 17 close to Mount Hermon Highway, based on radio dispatches.
The motive force, based on Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Workplace arrest logs, was instructor Kalyn Cherokee Lee. As of Monday afternoon, Lee was now not in custody and the Santa Cruz County District Lawyer’s Workplace had but to file fees.
CHP Officer Israel Murillo stated Monday that the report of a crash with a tow truck was unfounded.
In a put up to the CHP Santa Cruz unit’s social media, the general public was counseled for calling with recommendations on the motive force. Different drivers in an identical scenario had been urged to decelerate, discover a secure spot and instantly name 911.
“We wish to specific our honest gratitude to all of the callers who alerted us concerning the wrong-way driver!,” the CHP posted. “Your assist and fast considering made a big distinction in making certain everybody’s security.”