SAN BERNARDINO: Woman Critically Injured in Crash with Suspected DUI Driver on 5th Street
SAN BERNARDINO, California (February 29, 2016) — A suspected drunken driver struck and critically injured a 58-year-old Colton woman in a crash Sunday morning on 5th Street at Western Avenue, according to a report by the San Bernardino Sun.
The crash was reported at 9:40 a.m. on February 28, 2016.
The suspected drunk driver was identified as Jose Silva, 25. He was driving a Mazda in a westbound direction on 5th Street when he hit the Oldsmobile driven by the woman. The woman was making a left-hand turn into a driveway when Silva allegedly struck her passenger side door causing her car to hit a parked Toyota Corolla.
Paramedics responded and transported the woman to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where she was treated for major injuries. Silva suffered minor injuries and was treated and then arrested on suspicion of DUI.
The crash is under investigation by police who will issue a report with their findings of liability.
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