Tuesday, 16 July 2024

Friday collision leads to DUI arrest

KELSEYVILLE – A Friday crash resulted in an arrest for driving under the influence.


Claudia Madrid, 62, of Kelseyville was arrested for DUI, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Adam Garcia.


Garcia said that Madrid was driving her 2002 Ford Escort southbound on Highway 29 south of Highland Springs Road on Friday at 7:48 a.m. when she went left across the double yellow lines and struck 33-year-old Shawna Witt's 2002 Mazda Tribute head on.


Witt was taken to Sutter Lakeside Hospital with minor injuries, said Garcia. She had a minor passenger who is not listed as being injured.


Madrid sustained minor injuries and also was taken to Sutter Lakeside Hospital where she was treated and released to the custody of the CHP, said Garcia.


Garcia said Madrid was then booked into the Lake County Jail for DUI.


Officer Greg Baxter is investigating the collision, Garcia reported.


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