Translate this page

Lake Elsinore: Suspected drunken driver strikes power pole


Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Issue 17, Volume 18.


A suspected drunk driver lost control of his sedan, slammed it into a power pole and caused the pole to buckle at its base today in Lake Elsinore.

The driver, Adrian Rene Quesada, 19, of Wildomar, was driving on Railroad Canyon Road in a Honda Civic when he crashed near Church Road, Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. David Cardoza said. The impact caused Quesada's car to veer down the road and careen into a ravine, but he climbed out uninjured.

The crash was reported at 12:45 a.m., and it forced the closure of Advertisement
Advertisement for Berry-Bell and Hall Mortuary
[ Berry-Bell and Hall Mortuary ]
Railroad Canyon Road between Church Road and Summerhill Drive. Southern California Edison crews worked to replace the unstable power pole, but the lines did not fall and there was no outage, SCE spokeswoman Maureen Brown said.

Work crews are expected to remain at the repair site until 3 p.m., Brown said.

Quesada was "detained" by sheriff's authorities in connection with the crash, and alcohol consumption appeared to be a factor, Cardoza said.

report about the crash will be submitted to the Riverside County District Attorney's Office for prosecution, the sergeant said.


 

0 comments


arrow Be the first to share your opinion on this article!
 

Add your Comment


Name

Images, Formatting, or HTML is not allowed : plain text only. You may post up to 5 website addresses within your comment.




Disclaimer

The Valley News has tightened its' policy regarding comments.
While we invite you to contribute your opinions and thoughts, we request that you refrain from using vulgar or obscene words and post only comments that directly pertain to the specific topic of the story or article.
Comments that are derogatory in nature have a high likelihood for editing or non-approval if they carry the possibility of being libelous.
The comment system is not intended as a forum for individuals or groups to air personal grievances against other individuals or groups.
Please, no advertising or trolling.
In posting a comment for consideration, users understand that their posts may be edited as necessary to meet system parameters, or the post may not be approved at all. By submitting a comment, you agree to all the rules and guidelines described here.
Most comments are approved or disregarded within one business day.

RSS FeedFacebookTwitter



Advertisement for Stellar Solar





Subscribe


Most Commented


Reach Local Customers



The Valley News The Valley News
760-723-7319 - 1588 S. Mission Rd. Suite 200, Fallbrook CA 92028
All contents copyright ©2014
About Us
Earthquake Information
Business Listings
Contact Us
Letter to the Editor
Report a website error
Sitemap
Online Digital Edition
RSS Feeds
Login