SAN DIEGO, CA – A suspected drunk driver crashed on a State Route 163 in the Mission Valley area on Monday evening, according to the CHP incident log.
A woman was on State Route 163 headed west toward I-8 and exit to Friars Road at about 8:45 p.m. The driver lost control and the vehicle slammed into the center divide before veering back into the traffic lanes and becoming disabled on the righthand side of the road near the Friars ROAD offramp.
Firefighters blocked off the lanes at the offramp while they worked at the scene.
Authorities suspected the woman had been drinking and driving. They moved the vehicle to a parking lot near the crash scene while they investigated the suspect.
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