WHEATLAND (CBS13) – A semi-truck driver was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk near Wheatland Friday morning.
The incident happened on southbound Highway 65 a little after 3 a.m.READ MORE: Deadly Stabbing, Robbery In Fairfield Results In 2 Arrests
Wheatland police say an officer spotted a Freightliner big rig without a trailer tailgating another vehicle. The big rig then allegedly tried to pass on the left side, directly into the path of oncoming traffic.READ MORE: Getting Answers: What Does Trump's Endorsement Of Congressional Candidate Kiley Over Jones Mean For Primary Voters?
The big rig was pulled over and the driver was soon arrested. The officer says the driver blew a .13 percent blood-alcohol level test.MORE NEWS: Lodi Man Found Guilty Of May 2021 First-Degree Murder Of His Father Roger Nielson
The driver’s identity has not been released at this point.