Paul Pelosi charged DUI with injury, a charge of misdemeanor

Written by Javed Iqbal

Paul Pelosi, 82, var arrested on 28 May after being involved in a nocturnal collision. Pelosi had been trying to cross the SR-29 when his 2021 Porsche was hit by a 2014 Jeep driving northbound on the road, according to a collision report from the California Highway Patrol. The vehicles “sustained major collision damage,” according to a criminal complaint.

According to the release, the penalty for the charges of misdemeanor includes “up to five years ‘conditional imprisonment, a minimum of five days’ imprisonment, installation of an ignition lock, fines and fees, completion of a court-determined drink driver class and other conditions.”

The representatives’ office referred a question to her husband’s spokesman, who declined to comment.

Pelosi conducted sobriety tests at the time of the incident “and showed signs of weakening,” according to a criminal complaint.

The criminal complaint noted that the California Highway Patrol determined that Pelosi “was the immediate cause of the collision.”

“Based on the extent of the damage the victim has sustained, the district attorney filed charges of misconduct” against Pelosi, it read in a press release from the district attorney’s office Thursday.

Paul Pelosi, a San Francisco native, has been married to Nancy Pelosi since 1963. The two have five children.

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