Teenage driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Palm City

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – 19-year-old Gizelle Ramirez was arrested on suspicion of felony drunk driving and felony reckless driving after she crashed an SUV into a building in Palm City, according to San Diego Police officer Robert Heims. Ramirez injured herself and the three passengers that were with her as the vehicle overturned. 

The driver allegedly lost control of her Landrover at 1:40 a.m. before striking the outside of an auto-repair business located on Palm Ave. near Hollister St., according to Heims. 

Ramirez and one of the passengers suffered a broken arm and cuts to their faces. A second passenger also had cuts on her face, while the third sustained injuries of an unknown severity, Heims said. Everyone involved in the crash was taken to hospital to be treated for the non-life threatening injuries they sustained. 

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