Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after Highway 70 crash

Oct 23, 2014 6:29 PM by News Staff

A 75-year-old man was arrested for suspicion of DUI Thursday after he crashed his car into a power pole Thursday afternoon in Oroville.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of a red Lexus sedan was under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into an electrical pole while traveling southbound on Highway 70, just north of Grover Lane.

The man was arrested, but released to be treated for minor injuries.

PG&E crews responded to the scene to repair the damaged power pole, but no outages were reported in the area.


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