Stockton CHP Officer and Woman Injured after 5 Freeway Crash, Anthony Apodaca Charged for DUI
STOCKTON, CA (February 2, 2021) – Anthony Apodaca, 39, of Lathrop was arrested after a DUI accident on 5 Freeway Thursday morning.
The accident happened around 7:10 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the freeway.
According to preliminary reports, Apodaca was driving his Audi when he lost control of the car. He then crashed into a Chevrolet then hit a CHP officer, who was out of his vehicle.
The officer was assisting the Chevrolet’s female driver when the crash occurred.
As a result, the officer and the 25-year-old Stockton woman sustained injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment.
Meanwhile, Apodaca was unharmed. The CHP determined that he was driving under the influence and arrested him.
All lanes of the freeway were shut down for a time following the crash. Further investigation is underway.
When driving, be cautious around other vehicles to avoid getting involved in a serious accident. Manage your speed and always follow traffic rules. Above all, only drive when you are alert and sober.
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