Chico woman arrested on suspicion of DUI after Highway 70 crash

Dec 29, 2015 7:46 PM by News Staff

A Chico woman has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she allegedly caused a four vehicle crash in south Oroville Monday.

Several people were injured in the crash on Highway 70, just north of East Gridley Road. Investigators say Marie Jauregui, of Chico was driving south erratically, and veered into oncoming traffic, hitting a Ford and causing a chain reaction.

Robert Floyd, who was driving one of the vehicles involved, suffered major injuries. Two of his passengers were also treated for injuries. All three have been released from the hospital.

Jauregui suffered minor injuries and was arrested on suspicion of DUI. She was booked into the Butte County Jail.


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