LANCASTER – A 40-year-old woman was arrested for drunk driving late Wednesday night after she allegedly ran a red light and collided with an off-duty deputy’s car in a Lancaster intersection, authorities said.
Crystal Lawanda Wells, whose blood alcohol content tested at more than twice the legal limit, is being held on $100,000 bail, according to a press release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. Read it below:
An off-duty deputy was driving eastbound on Avenue K when his car was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Challenger Way.
Both drivers were transported to a local area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The other driver was identified as suspect Crystal Wells.
Preliminary information indicated she was driving against a red light and had a blood alcohol content of .19.
After being released from the hospital, suspect Wells was transported to the Lancaster Station Jail and charged with felony driving under the influence.
She is held on $100,000 bail.
The off-duty deputy’s name was not released, however, sheriff’s officials said that he is assigned to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Station.