One Injured, One Arrested after DUI Crash on Montalban Street [San Luis Obispo, CA]
One Hospitalized after Rear-End Collision near Santa Rosa Street
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (September 13, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, a DUI crash on Montalban Street sent one person to the hospital, and another arrested.
Police received reports of the incident shortly after midnight at the intersection of Montalban and Santa Rosa streets.
According to the police, a southbound white Audi on Santa Rosa was traveling at a high rate of speed. Subsequently, the Audi rear-ended a black Subaru going in the same direction, causing the Subaru to spin out.
The Subaru eventually came to a stop on the sidewalk in front of a Jack in the Box restaurant. Meanwhile, the Audi driver continued going southbound before hitting a light pole on the overpass.
Responding medical personnel transported the Subaru driver to a hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Police arrested the Audi driver for driving under the influence. Additionally, a large portion of the roadway was temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.
Police encourage those with additional information regarding the Montalban Street DUI crash to contact San Luis Obispo officials as soon as possible.
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