SCOTTS VALLEY (CBS SF) – A 47-year-old Redwood City man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after allegedly causing a crash on state Highway 17 in Scotts Valley late Sunday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported at 11:44 p.m. on southbound Highway 17 north of Mount Hermon Road.READ MORE: COVID Surge: Mask Mandate Returns To Bay Area Businesses With No Limits On Capacity
Jesus Lopez Moreno was driving north in the southbound lanes on the highway in his 1999 Volkswagen Jetta when he struck a 2014 Mazda sedan driven by a 19-year-old Santa Cruz man, CHP officials said.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling 2-3 Acre Wildfire In Lake County
The crash left the Volkswagen mangled but Lopez Moreno and the Mazda driver suffered only minor injuries, according to the CHP.
Lopez Moreno was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail early Monday morning.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Shooting Shuts Down EB Highway 4 In Antioch
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