Driver in crash arrested on DUI charge

September 14, 2012 

STAFF REPORTS

A Los Banos man was arrested Sept. 6 on suspicion of drunken driving after striking another vehicle.

Joshymar Estrada, 23, ran a red light while driving south on Ward Road in a 1992 Nissan Sentra around 11:05 p.m., according to police. His car struck the driver side of a 2004 Toyota Camry headed east on Pacheco Boulevard driven by a 67-year-old woman from Fresno.

The woman and her 42-year-old female passenger from Gilroy were taken by ambulance to Memorial Hospital, Los Banos with minor injuries and complaints of pain, police said.

Estrada was booked into the Los Banos Jail on suspicion of felony DUI. He was transferred to the the John Latorraca Correctional Facility and is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.

-- Thaddeus Miller

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