On Monday night CHP officers and firefighters responded to a single car accident on rural Bennett Valley Road east of Santa Rosa. They arrived to find a 31 year old Santa Rosa woman trapped inside her car. Firefighters had to cut the woman out of the car as it was smashed into an oak tree.
The injured driver was taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and she was arrested on suspicion of DUI. If she is convicted of a DUI in Sonoma County she could be placed on probation, serve a jail sentence, pay fines and have to attend a drinking driver program. Driving under the influence in California is usually a misdemeanor but can be elevated to a felony if the suspect has multiple prior convictions, prior felony convictions or if another person is injured or killed.
If you are arrested for DUI in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, or Marin County call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.
For more information about driving under the influence charges in Sonoma County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Sonoma County DUI attorney John Stanko at 707-642-8900, 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.