5 People Injured in Head-On Crash Caused by Wrong-Way Driver near Windsor
WINDSOR, CA (January 14, 2019) – Five people were injured in an alleged DUI multi-vehicle crash near Windsor Sunday early morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, they received alerts about a possible wrong-way driver on Highway 101 near Arata Lane at around 12:55 a.m. on Sunday. It was reported that a Ford Focus was heading north in the southbound lanes.
When officers responded to the area, they found that a three-vehicle collision happened shortly after the alerts. Aside from the Ford Focus, a Volkswagen Beetle and a GMC Sierra were also involved in the crash.
A woman from Forestville, who was driving the Volkswagen, sustained major injuries and was transported to a hospital. The driver and two passengers in the GMC were taken to Sutter Hospital for treatment.
37-year-old Omar Cisnero-Ramirez of Healdsburg, who was driving the Ford, was also brought to a hospital with minor injuries. He was later arrested for suspicion of DUI causing injuries.
The crash is being investigated by CHP.
Alcohol and certain medications or illegal drugs in the body can impair thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination which are essential in operating a vehicle safely. It is important to always abide by all driving laws and never drive while impaired as the consequences can be devastating for you and for others.
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