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Drunk Driving Suspect Lucky To Be Alive After Horrific Crash

SAN DIEGO – The driver involved in a dangerous crash that took place Wednesday has been identified as 21-year-old Susy Galvan.

According to police reports, the incident took place on a freeway transition near Montgomery Field and Galvan is facing a drunken driving charge. She had her car impaled by over 20 feet of a guardrail in the incident.

The incident took place at around 6 am when the vehicle was travelling on the connector ramp from the I-805 south to State Route 163 south. Galvan lost control of the vehicle on the ramp and drove into a guardrail which speared the entirity of her vehicle, pierced through the car and exited out the rear window.

A blow torch was used by Caltrans crews to detach the guardrail from the vehicle.

Luckily, Galvan only suffered minor injuries in the incident and was taken to a hospital for shoulder pain. She was arrested on suspicion of DUI and booked into the Las Colinas Women’s Detention Facility on drunken driving charges.

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My name is Aaron Bortel. I practice in the state of California. I handle DUI cases exclusively and have been practicing for over 25 years.

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