Santa Ana: Driver Arrested After Crash That Trapped Woman

11.20.2021 | 12:35 AM | SANTA ANA – A suspected DUI driver was arrested after running a red light and causing a crash that trapped a woman in her vehicle, early Saturday morning.

The two-car crash was reported at the intersection of North Main Street & West Main Place Drive, near the MainPlace Mall, around 12:35 AM.

When units arrived on scene they located a white 2014 Dodge Charger that had collided with a blue 2004 Honda CR-V.

The Honda was resting on its side with a female occupant trapped inside.

Firefighters used heavy rescue tools along with the Jaws of Life to free the woman before transporting her to an area hospital in unknown condition.

The driver of the Dodge was uninjured and later placed under arrest on suspicion of DUI.

Witnesses who were in a vehicle behind the Honda said the Dodge caused the wreck by running a red light.

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