Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI

LAS VEGAS -- A woman involved in a serious crash early Tuesday morning was arrested for suspicion of DUI.

The crash occurred at Tropicana Avenue and Buffalo Drive around 1:45 a.m. Kristiana Dimcheva, 23, crashed her Volkswagen Jetta into a concrete barrier. Her passenger, Jose Antonio Gomez-Lunarte, 28, suffered life-threatening injuries and is being kept alive by machines, according to the arrest report.

The first police officer who responded to the scene reported several unopened and broken bottles of beer in the car. Dimcheva refused to properly do the breathalyzer test, but alcohol was detected, the report said.

Dimcheva was forced to submit to two blood draws.



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