Suspected DUI Crash Critically Injures Woman In Danville

DANVILLE (CBS SF) — Police have identified a woman who was critically injured when she was hit by a suspected drunken driver in Danville on Monday night.

Police said 53-year-old Danville resident Diana Gregory was walking near Camino Tassajara and Tassajara Lane around 9 p.m. when a driver heading east on Camino Tassajara struck her, police said.

Gregory was taken to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek with life-threatening injuries. She remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the driver, 50-year-old Samuel Herrick of Danville, was arrested on suspicion of DUI causing injury and was booked into county jail in Martinez, where he is being held on $50,000 bail.

The victim wasn’t carrying any ID at the time of the collision, and police were initially unable to identify her.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Danville police immediately at (925) 314-3700.

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