A twenty-one year old Novato resident was arrested Monday night on suspicion of DUI after crashing into a parked car in San Anselmo. Police officers found the driver’s car partially blocking the roadway after apparently striking a car on Butterfield Road.
The Ross Valley Fire Department treated the driver for air bag injuries and she was taken to Marin General Hospital for further treatment. She was released from the hospital Monday Night.
The driver arrest for driving under the influence in Marin County could lead to several costly consequences. Typically the District Attorney’s Office will charge a DUI arrestee with both driving under the influence and driving with a prohibited blood alcohol level, above .08%. California Vehicle Code sections 23152(a)(b). In Marin County a conviction for either charge will normally result in the imposition of three years probation, substantial fines and required attendance at a DUI program. Further, anyone arrested for DUI in California has only ten days from the date of their arrest to contact the California DMV in order to contest the administrative suspension of their driving privilege.
If you are arrested for DUI in Marin County call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.
For more information about driving under the influence charges in Marin County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Marin County DUI attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.