New Year’s Day crash a reminder to not drive under the influence

Bishop CHP provided this  press release on a collision where a driver rear-ended a semi-tanker on New Year’s Day and was arrested for DUI.

“On 1/01/2020, at approximately 0747 hours, 33yr old Krystal Lynn Addison from Tehachapi, CA was driving her 2016 Ford Fusion northbound on US-395 in the #2 lane, just north of Pearsonville. 40 year old Brian Lee Balliet of Washoe Valley, NV was driving a 2014 semi-truck northbound US-395 in the #2 lane, just north Pearsonville and the approaching Ford Fusion. As the Ford Fusion approached the rear of the semi, Krystal Lynn Addison failed to reduce the speed of her vehicle. The front of the Ford collided with the rear of the semi causing major front end damage to the Ford. CHP Officers from both InyoKern and Lone Pine responded to the scene. Following a DUI investigation, Krystal Lynn Addison was arrested on the suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol and was booked into Inyo County Jail.

This collision investigation is still under investigation by Bishop CHP.”

Sierra Wave thanks CHP  and all law enforcement agencies for their continued work to keep our roads safe . This is a great reminder to use a designated driver, ride share  or call a friend when your driving can be impaired.

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