Santa Rosa Detective Hurt in DUI Crash near E Street

SANTA ROSA, CA (February 6, 2023) – Wednesday night, Peter Rochelle was arrested after a DUI collision on 4th Street.

Officers responded to the scene around 7:00 p.m., near E Street.

According to reports, the driver of a northbound Nissan Titan ran a red light while traveling at about 40 to 45 mph.

As a result, the Nissan struck a detective’s vehicle that was heading through a green light at the intersection. Medical personnel arrived and treated the detective for minor injuries.

In addition, the department-issued SUV sustained significant damages. Following preliminary duties, authorities arrested 56-year-old Peter Rochelle for suspicion of felony DUI after failing a sobriety test.

Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. So, never drive while under the influence of alcohol or other altering substances. The consequences of DUI can be devastating for you and for others. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe.

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