On Friday morning, at about 7:05 a.m., Mesquite Police and Mesquite Fire & Rescue responded to W Pioneer Boulevard in front of the Highland Estates entrance to a single vehicle accident involving one female driver.
According to MPD Public Information Officer Quinn Averett, witnesses said that the driver had been swerving in and out of lanes as it headed westbound from the Oasis Boulevard intersection. Averett said that preliminary reports suggest that the driver jumped the median, causing damage to the front of the vehicle as well as to landscaping and a sign.
The driver was transported to Mesa View Regional Hospital in Mesquite with minor injuries. Due to the circumstances of the crash, Averett stated that this incident is being considered as a possible DUI, which would result in charges if proven. The vehicle was towed from the scene by B & B Towing of Mesquite.