Atascadero DUI suspect flees after rollover on Highway 101
March 1, 2016
An Atascadero woman rolled over her SUV on Highway 101 Tuesday morning, the fled the scene before California Highway Patrol officers arrived. But, CHP officers found her car parked behind a dumpster in Atascadero and arrested her for DUI.
Nicole Missamore, 33, crashed her 1998 GMC Jimmy at approximately 6:14 a.m., according to the CHP. Witnesses said she was driving northbound on Highway 101 in Atascadero near Morro Road when the vehicle rolled over and came to a rest on its wheels.
Witnesses spoke to Missamore to check on her welfare. She told them she was fine and then drove away from the scene.
Officers found Missamore’s SUV parked behind a dumpster in the Food4Less parking lot at 8630 El Camino Real. An officer conducted a DUI investigation and observed signs and symptoms of impairment. The officer determined Missamore was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and arrested her for DUI.
Missamore was transported to Twin Cities Hospital where she received treatment for minor injuries. She was then taken to San Luis Obispo County Jail.