DUI suspect Andre Lopez arrested for major injury collision on Highway 1 at Buena Vista

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - UPDATED 6/15/2017 3:09 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Andre Lopez is the man in custody for Wednesday's car accident on Buena Vista. 


6/14/2017 5:23 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol, a car chase led to a suspected DUI driver crashing into another vehicle on Buena Vista, in Watsonville

The DUI suspect fled on foot but officers were able to arrest him. 

A male victim was trapped inside his car but was rescued by firefighters.

CalStar has air lifted crash victim to Valley Medical. 

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The California Highway Patrol arrested a man for suspected DUI and fleeing the accident near Highway 1 and Buena Vista on foot. 

Fire rescue is underway.


According to the California Highway Patrol there is a major car accident southbound Highway 1 at Buena Vista. 

The off ramp is shut down at Highway 1 and Buena Vista. Drivers can expect heavy traffic and delays. 

CHP Santa Cruz posted a picture on twitter of a car on fire. 

Santa Cruz County dispatch says it's an active investigation. 

KION will update this article as more information is available. 

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