Bakersfield woman was arrested for DUI after a car crash left two cars destroyed

One car rolled over during collision

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield woman was arrested for driving under the influence after she was involved in a two car collision, police said.

On Tuesday, April 2, at about noon, officer with the Bakersfield Police Department went to the 1900 block of Alta Vista Drive regarding a vehicle roll over.

Officers said they found two crashed cars when they arrived to the scene.

After investigating, officers said that a 2003 Mitsubishi driven by 59-year-old Nancy Ann Byington drifted on Alta Vista Drive when she hit a legally parked car on the street.  The parked car, a 2002 Toyota, was occupied by 55-year-old Thomas Lee Pace and 94-year-old Earnis Stewart.

Both vehicles received major damage, according to police.

Pace complained of pain and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.  

Stewart suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a local hospital, as well.  Stewart is listed in stable condition.

Byington suffered minor injuries.  She was evaluated and arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, resulting in injury.

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