Sierra Madre Police Blotter: Traffic Collisions, DUI Arrest

Check here for incidents reported from Nov. 25-30.

The following information is from the Sierra Madre Police Department:

Monday November 25, 2013
At 7:45am, a traffic collision occurred on Sunnyside Avenue near Sierra Madre Boulevard. A vehicle, exiting a private driveway onto Sunnyside Avenue ran off the roadway and collided with a tree when the driver hurriedly attempted to react to another vehicle travelling northbound. The driver was uninjured and the vehicle sustained minor damage. 

At 5:30pm, another traffic collision took place at Sierra Madre Boulevard and Lima Avenue. Two vehicles were stopped for the 4-way stop, and both proceeded into the intersection at the same time and collided with each other. There were no injuries and damage was minimal. 

Thursday November 25, 2013
An officer on patrol was hailed by a citizen and alerted to a vehicle driving erratically. The officer followed and observed the vehicle weaving in the roadway. A traffic stop was initiated and as the vehicle pulled over, it collided with the curb. During his investigation, the officer determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver refused to submit to a chemical test and was subsequently arrested for DUI.


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