Pregnant Woman Seriously Injured in Santa Maria Car Accident at Cook Street and Pine Street; Juan Santos Arrested
Santa Maria, California (January 5, 2020) – A pregnant woman was seriously injured late Saturday night in an alleged DUI crash at an intersection in Santa Maria, according to a local news source.
The accident happened at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, January 4 at the intersection of Cook and Pine streets.
Police said Juan Najera Santos, 25, of Santa Maria, was driving his vehicle when he allegedly failed to stop at a red light at the Santa Maria intersection and collided with a car driven by the pregnant woman.
The pregnant woman sustained major injuries and was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center in stable condition. Her name was not immediately disclosed.
Santos was arrested and booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
No other injuries were reported in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation.