SLO DUI collision causes three-car pileup
May 20, 2014
San Luis Obispo police arrested a man Monday evening for driving under the influence and causing a crash that injured another driver.
San Luis Obispo resident Derek Johnson was driving northbound in the 3200 block of Broad Street around 5:15 p.m. when he rear ended the vehicle in front of him. The force of the collision caused the vehicle Johnson hit to crash into a third car that was stopped at a red light.
The driver of the stopped car suffered non-life threatening injuries, and responders transported him to the hospital.
Officers determined that Johnson was driving under the influence of alcohol. They arrested him for felony DUI causing a collision with injuries and booked him in San Luis Obispo County Jail.