Man facing felony DUI charges following crash in San Luis Obispo

Occupant in a vehicle injured

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - A man is facing possible DUI charges after he was arrested in San Luis Obispo Saturday evening.

Michael Saffell, 46, was driving on South Higuera Street near Los Osos Valley Road when he collided with another vehicle that was traveling in the opposite direction. One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

San Luis Obispo police officers gave sobriety tests to both drivers and determined Saffell was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Saffell was arrested and booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on a $100,000 bail. He faces possible charges for felony DUI causing a collision with injury to another.

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