Suspected DUI in Santa Maria Rollover Crash
Last Thursday night, a one-vehicle rollover crash sent one woman to the hospital in Santa Maria. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened near southbound Highway 101 at Santa Maria Way. The driver, 30-year-old Danielle Fiechter, was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries prior to being cited for driving under the influence.
Witness reports indicate that she was swerving all over the roadway. She reportedly struck a wall on the right-hand shoulder of Stowell Road, continued driving and hit a center divider multiple times. Finally, she hit a guardrail and rolled over into a ditch. First responders were swiftly on the scene. Thankfully, no other injuries were reported.