Teen arrested for felony DUI crash in Nipomo
May 2, 2016
California Highway Patrol officers arrested a 19-year-old Los Osos man on a felony DUI charge following a crash in Nipomo on Sunday.
Around 1:25 p.m., Christopher Paul Dolan was driving northbound on Highway 101 just south of Tefft Street when he turned left and began to spin out of control. Dolan’s Corolla then hit the metal guardrail in the highway median, flipped over and landed on its side.
The Tribune reported that the crash ejected Dolan’s 22-year-old passenger. The passenger, Los Osos resident Erik Ramos, suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria.
Dolan also suffered moderate injuries in the crash and received treatment at Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria.
Officers booked Dolan in to San Luis Obispo County Jail with his bail set at $100,000.
Dolan is charged with felony DUI causing injury, driving with a blood alcohol level of .10 percent or more and causing injury, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office website.