PALMDALE – A 25-year-old Lancaster woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI Sunday after she slammed her SUV into a van and injured four people, including a teenager who sustained life-threatening injuries.
The collision occurred around 3:51 a.m., July 6, in the intersection of 47th Street East and Avenue S.
The suspected drunk driver was in a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer headed northbound on 47th Street East when she collided into the left side of a Dodge Caravan that was traveling westbound on Avenue S, according to Deputy J. Health of the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station.
The crash caused the Dodge Caravan to spin out of control.
A 17-year-old boy was ejected onto the pavement and he sustained life-threatening injuries, according to Heald. Other occupants of the Dodge Caravan included a 22-year-old Lancaster resident who sustained serious internal injury; a 20-year-old Palmdale resident who suffered shoulder pain; and the driver who suffered injuries to her neck, shoulders and back, according to Heald.
The Chevrolet spun and rolled over on its roof, but its driver was not injured. She was arrested for felony DUI causing injury, according to Heald.
Officials have not released the names of the parties involved in this collision.
This incident remains under investigation by the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station traffic detail.