Nipomo DUI driver identified

December 12, 2016
Miranda A. Miranda

Miranda A. Miranda

The California Highway Patrol has identified the teen who allegedly crashed head-on into a Guadalupe police officer early Sunday morning as Miranda A. Miranda, 18, of Nipomo.

At approximately 2:20 a.m., Officer E. Oseguera was was headed southbound on Highway 1 in Santa Maria when he noticed a pickup truck driving northbound in the southbound lane.

Oseguera attempted to avoid the collision by breaking and swerving into the northbound lane, but Miranda also swerved into the northbound lane and they crashed head-on. Oseguera was transporting Abacuc Lopez Sanchez to the Santa Barbara County Jail.

Oseguera was driving between 45 and 50 mph and Miranda was driving at 70 mph, according to the CHP.

Emergency personnel transported Oseguera to Marian Regional Medical Center where he was treated for moderate injuries and released. Responders transported Lopez Sanchez to the hospital where he is being treated for major injuries. Miranda had minor injuries.

Officers arrested Miranda for felony DUI. She had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit, according to the CHP.







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8 Comments

  1. smartmouth says:

    Sad all the way around……….

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  2. 1965buick says:

    What’s with all these heartless comments? A head on collision is far from funny.

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  3. October says:

    Did she get read her Miranda rights twice?

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  4. Russ J says:

    Alcohol impaired driver = slap on the wrist. She’ll get probation for causing life long injuries. If she had been under the influence of tobacco or possessing a single use plastic bag, she would be facing the gas chamber!

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  5. jimmy_me says:

    If you have to drive drunk, take the “W” approach to driving drunk: drive too slow.

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    • kayaknut says:

      Unless you are a police officer, then drive 100mph+, because you know there will be no real consequences for your actions, just ask the Sheriff Parkinson. Glad to see the type of officers he like to hire, and his attitude towards those who get caught.

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