Arroyo Grande man severely injured in DUI crash
November 9, 2015
An Arroyo Grande man crashed his pickup into a tree and suffered major injuries while allegedly driving under the influence Saturday evening. [Tribune]
Dean Clark, 49, was driving a Dodge pickup eastbound on Los Berros Road in rural Arroyo Grande around 8:08 p.m. Clark’s truck drifted off the roadway west of Milton Street and crashed into a tree, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP officers arrived on the scene and found Clark unconscious. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Responders transported Clark to Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria. Officers arrested Clark and charged him with misdemeanor DUI, but then released him to the hospital.
The extent of his injuries is unclear.