Hospitalized Driver Arrested for DUI after Wrong-Way Napa Crash

According to CHP, Yountville resident Michl Servin was driving her Honda the wrong way on Highway 29 Wednesday evening near Oak Knoll Avenue when she slammed into an oncoming vehicle, injuring herself and two others. Arrest information does not indicate

A Yountville woman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in the wake of Wednesday's head-on collision on Highway 29 north of Napa that sent three people to the hospital, two with major injuries.

Around 7 p.m., Wednesday, Michl Servin, 31, of Yountville, was driving her 2010 Honda Civic about 60 miles per hour southbound in the wrong direction on Highway 29, north of Oak Knoll Avenue, according to California Highway Patrol Sgt. Gilbert Jose.

Andres Viera, 35, of St. Helena was traveling northbound on Highway 29 in his Honda CRV at about the same speed, Jose said.

After the two vehicles collided head-on, Servin and Viera were taken by air ambulance to Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Erica Aragon, 21, of Yountville, a passenger in Servin’s car, was airlifted by helicopter to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital where she is in the intensive care unit, a hospital spokesman said.

Servin was arrested at the Queen for driving under the influence and released to the care of the hospital, CHP Sgt. Jose said. “We will be seeking charges at a later date. She is not considered to be a flight risk.”

Servin's condition was not known.

The accident closed down northbound Highway 29 for about two hours, Jose said.

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MICHAEL WILSON "Republican Kid" November 26, 2012 at 03:33 AM
No Not a DUI Who would have thunk? I bet the first question she asked CHP. Was when did you stop allowing cars, To get on that side of 29 going that way.


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