Wreck leads to DUI arrest near Tahoe City | SierraSun.com

Wreck leads to DUI arrest near Tahoe City

A driver was taken into custody last week and charged with driving under the influence following a Squaw Valley Road wreck, the California Highway Patrol said.

The driver has been identified as 29-year-old Douglas Hewitt, Officer Pete Mann said.

At 1:24 p.m. Aug. 16, officers received reports of a black Honda that crashed into the back of a pickup truck. The Honda fled the scene toward Tahoe City, where officers made contact with the vehicle about 20 minutes later, the officer said.

Mann said Hewitt is not being charged with hit-and-run because the pickup left the scene shortly after without visible damage, according to witnesses.

Hannah Jones is a reporter for the Sierra Sun. She can be reached at 530-550-2652 or hjones@sierrasun.com.

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