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* Man Arrested for DUI After Wrong Way Driver Crash in Petaluma

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A man was arrested late Sunday night on suspicion of driving under the influence after he allegedly drove the wrong way on U.S. Highway 101 in Petaluma and crashed into another car, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP received several reports around 11:10 p.m. of a driver in an Acura RL heading north in a southbound lane of Highway 101 near the state Highway 116 connector, CHP officials said.

Another motorist driving south in the southbound fast lane collided with the Acura. Neither driver suffered any visible injuries, but both were taken to Petaluma Valley Hospital to be evaluated, according to the CHP. The driver of the Acura, 41-year-old Jurai Somlee, of Petaluma, was arrested on suspicion of driving the wrong way, driving without a license and DUI, CHP officials said.

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