DUI Arrest After Single Vehicle Crash Near Lompoc
A man has been arrested in connection with a single-vehicle crash that happened near Lompoc last week. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened near Floradale Avenue and Ocean Avenue. Very few details about this crash have been released, but we do know that a 1999 Mercedes crashed, and the driver fled the scene. The passenger had to be transported to a local hospital for treatment of major injuries.
The driver has since been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, kidnapping, hit and run causing injury, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol causing injury and violation of a domestic-violence protection order. No information has been released on the passenger’s current condition or on the full extent of injuries involved, and this incident is likely still under investigation with local law enforcement officials.