Injuries in Sonoma County Accident on State Highway 116 (Lakeville Highway)
Sonoma County, California – A driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a major injury accident that happened on Highway 116 (Lakeville Highway), east of Petaluma in Sonoma County, according to the CHP.
The crash involved two vehicles which collided head-on at the intersection of Stage Gulch Road.
The crash was reported at around 10:23 p.m. Sunday, July 26.
Authorities said David Aspegren Jr., 37, of Ashford, Connecticut, was driving a Chevrolet Impala south on the highway when he drifted across the centerline and collided with a Ford Focus driven by a 22-year-old man.
The driver of the Ford was flown to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with critical injuries.
Aspegren was taken to Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries. He was later arrested on charges of DUI and other charges. He was being held on a $100,000 bail.
The crash remained under investigation.
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