Saturday, July 30th, 2016

DUI closes Quintana Road for an hour

Officers of the Morro Bay Police Department yesterday afternoon were dispatched to an injury traffic collision in the 700 block of Quintana Rd., where it was reported an electrical pole was hit by a vehicle with power lines down. Officers determined the collision was a single vehicle collision and driver 30-year-old Jose R. Flores of Morro Bay was transported to the hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. The 700 block of Quintana Road was closed for approximately an hour while officers investigated the collision and PG&E employees repaired the downed power lines. Flores was treated for minor injuries sustained in the collision and subsequently arrested and booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail for driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage.