18-Year-Old Arrested Following Tanker Collision on Interstate 5

SACRAMENTO, CA (June 17, 2022) – Authorities arrested a teen driver after crashing into a tanker on Florin Road, early Friday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Interstate 5 and Florin Road.

Reports revealed that the driver failed a sobriety test after striking a tanker. Consequently, the tanker leaked engine oil and spill the grains it was transporting onto the road.

Eventually, authorities arrested the 18-year-old driver for operating a vehicle under the influence. No further details regarding the crash are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.

At this time, the identities of those involved in the crash have not been disclosed.

Driving under the influence is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a driver. If you find yourself unable to safely drive, you can always contact a Lyft or Uber instead. By doing so, you are helping to keep yourself and others around you safe.

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