Novato rollover crash nets Marin County DUI arrest

Eliseo Hernandez, 43, was arrested on Friday evening after crashing his SUV on northbound highway 101 in Novato. Novao Police Officers said that Hernandez crashed after cutting off another vehicle and losing control.

Mr. Hernandez suffered minor injuries in the rollover and was treated at Marin General Hospital for head cuts. After receiving treatment at Marin General he was booked into the Marin County Jail on suspicion of drunk driving and driving with a suspended license.

The Marin County District Attorney will review the case and make a charging determination. Mr. Hernandez could be charged with a misdemeanor suspended license violation and a misdemeanor or felony DUI depending on whether he has any prior convictions for drunk driving. A conviction on a first offense for driving under the influence can result in the punishment including fines, license suspension, probation and mandatory attendance at a first offender DUI program.

If you are arrested for DUI, or driving with a suspended license in Novato, San Rafael, Larkspur or San Francisco, call an experienced aggressive DUI attorney for help.

For more information about driving under the influence, traffic or criminal charges in Marin County, San Rafael and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Marin County DUI defense attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.