Marin Ardis McElhany Arrested in Napa Crash
Napa, CA (June 17, 2021) – On Monday, police arrested 42-year-old Marin Ardis McElhany of Livermore in a DUI crash on Highway 221.
Officers responded to the accident at 6:57 p.m. at the Anderson Road intersection.
A Ford F-250 struck a diagonal guide wire supporting a utility pole. Apparently, McElhany, the driver was possibly impaired before the wreck.
Furthermore, police say that the smell of alcohol on McElhany’s breath was proof that she was driving under the influence.
Reports said McElhany was with a 3-year-old girl during the accident.
As a result, police detained her on suspicion of felony child endangerment and resisting peace officers, as well as a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence.
McElhany was treated for minor injuries at Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center. Then, officers booked her into the Napa County jail.
Moreover, authorities say that her release came shortly before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Fortunately, the child was in a car seat during the crash, securing her safety. Her father finally, took her in and she was safe and sound.
Being a responsible driver. Do not drink and drive.
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