DUI Driver Arrested After Collision

San Luis Obispo Police arrested a man on Saturday afternoon  for DUI after he was involved with a collision with another vehicle. According to SLOPD, police and fire units responded to a two-vehicle collision on Santa Rosa Avenue and Monterey Street around 4:30 p.m.

Colton Porter

When officers arrived, they discovered a silver Honda Odyssey minivan and a black Cadillac CTS had been involved in the collision.

SLO City Fire and San Luis Ambulance personnel attended to the driver of the minivan, who is described as a Caucasian female adult, who sustained a laceration to her upper left arm.

There were four minor children in the minivan who were uninjured. The driver of the Cadillac was Colton M. Porter, 25, of San Luis Obispo.

Police say Porter was southbound on Santa Rosa in the black Cadillac approaching Monterey, and the minivan was eastbound on Monterey. When the minivan entered the intersection on a green light, Porter failed to stop for the red signal and collided with the driver’s side of the minivan.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene and the driver of the minivan was transported to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Police say Porter exhibited symptoms of intoxication at the scene and was evaluated for DUI. He was arrested for felony DUI causing injury and was booked at San Luis Obispo County Jail.

Read more:

SLO Tribune: DUI collision sends one to hospital in SLO

CalCoast News: San Luis Obispo man arrested for felony DUI

DUI Driver Arrested After Collision was last modified: August 9th, 2013 by admin
Categories: San Luis Obispo
Tags: arrest, DUI

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