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News - January 22, 2014

Woman charged with DUI in Menlo Park injury crash

The 26-year-old driver in a crash that left her and a passenger seriously injured has been charged with multiple counts related to driving under the influence of alcohol, according to Menlo Park police.

The pair were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident at Bayfront Expressway and Chrysler Drive at around 8:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 17). A 16-month-old child in their vehicle was treated and released from the hospital, according to the police.

The man and woman were trapped inside their car and extricated by Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters. They were taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The driver, a Redwood City resident, will be booked into San Mateo County jail.

The occupants of the second vehicle were not injured.

Police have not yet released names. Witnesses can call Sgt. Ed Soares of the Menlo Park Police Department at 330-6360.

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