DUI Suspect Found, Arrested After Crash

September 4, 2018 Updated: September 4, 2018

A 43-year-old Danville woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after crashing her car into a median strip in the Dougherty Valley area on Sept. 1 night, San Ramon police said.

The crash was reported about 10 p.m. on Sept. 1, on East Branch Parkway near Windemere Ranch Middle School and the San Ramon Sports Park.

Police Cpl. Bill Doherty said. Witnesses initially came upon the wrecked car but with no one inside.

Social media reports indicated Contra Costa County Sheriff’s deputies in a helicopter arrived at the scene and located the alleged driver inside a bathroom at the middle school. Doherty said tonight that the woman was arrested a short time later, and charged with DUI.

By Sam Richards.

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