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Arrest made after three-car crash

Fountain Valley Police arrested a 25-year-old woman after her car struck a car stopped at an intersection on Aug. 6.

Police Lt. Ken Hounsley said the accident occurred at 8:44 p.m. when a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Janice Monteray Ruiz struck a car stopped on Brookhurst Street near Slater Avenue. The impact of the collision pushed the first car into a second car.

Police say Ruiz was operating her car while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. A driver in one of the other vehicles sustained injuries, including a punctured upper lip and a possible broken nose.

Hounsley said Ruiz was arrested on suspicion of DUI resulting in injury and was booked into the Orange County Jail, with bail was set at $100,000.

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