Eastvale: 19 Year Old Arrested for DUI after Running a Red Light & Seriously Injuring 2 in a Collision

On Monday, June 4, 2018, about 4:53 PM, officers from the Eastvale Police Department responded to Schleisman Road cross of Scholar Way, in the city of Eastvale, regarding a report of a major injury traffic collision.

Based on the severity of the injuries, the Eastvale Police Department’s Traffic Reconstruction Team responded and conducted a full investigation to determine the cause of the collision. The preliminary investigation revealed Grace Whitman, a 19-year-old resident of Rancho Cucamonga, was driving a gray in color Subaru westbound on Schleisman Road. Whitman failed to stop at a red light colliding in the middle of the intersection with a black in color Toyota sedan that was traveling southbound Scholar Way.

The driver and a passenger of the Toyota sedan sustained major to life threatening injuries. Whitman did not sustain any injuries during this collision.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this traffic collision. Whitman was arrested for 23153 (a) &(b) CVC, Driving Under the Influence and causing injury. Whitman was taken to a local hospital and after she was medically cleared she was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for the above listed charges.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call Deputy Medina at the Jurupa Valley Station, 951-955-2600.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department