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32-Year-Old Woman Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI After Multi-Car Crash

According to CHP, a 32-year-old woman was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence after allegedly driving the wrong way on the Bay Bridge on Saturday night and crashing into 3 vehicles.

The incident was reported and the cops responded to a wrong-way driver traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80 on the bridge at about 8:30 p.m.

Police said that Vacaville resident Karrie Lyn Morgan allegedly entered the freeway from the toll plaza, collided head-on with a vehicle and sideswiped two other motor vehicles.

CHP Officer Daniel Hill said that Morgan and 3 others were rushed to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment of the injuries they sustained in the accident.

Morgan and 2 others sustained non-life threatening injuries and 1 individual sustained life-threatening injuries.

All eastbound lanes were shut down for almost 15 minutes for emergency crews to access the accident spot. Lanes were opened again at 10:15 p.m.

After being medically cleared at the hospital, Morgan was booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence of certain drugs, driving under the influence of drugs that causes injury to another and for being an unlicensed driver, told the CHP officials.

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