Matthew Premelton Arrested after Two-Vehicle DUI Crash on Highway 121 in Napa County
Napa County, CA (December 16, 2021) – Wednesday evening, 60-year-old Vince Scroggins from Napa and a 62-year-old Lakeport woman sustained injuries in a two-vehicle DUI crash on Highway 121.
The two-vehicle crash in Napa happened at about 5:05 p.m. on Highway 121 north of Wooden Valley Road.
CHP responded and located two Subaru Outback station wagons. Officers said the Subaru headed south on 121 went out of control, crossed into the northbound lane passenger-side first, and involved in a collision with a northbound Subaru.
EMS transported Scroggins, who rode in the southbound car to Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center with minor injuries.
Moreover, the female driver of the northbound car sought her own aid after sustaining minor injuries.
Subsequently, officers detained 57-year-old Matthew O. Premelton of Napa, driving the southbound Subaru. He was booked into the Napa County jail on suspicion of causing injury by driving under the influence, a felony.
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year. It is therefore important to follow all the traffic laws to avoid these types of accidents.
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