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: Yolo County Launches Race-Blind Charging Program To Remove Biases From Criminal Justice System
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: Sacramento Man Suspected Of Shooting At Other Driver In Sutter County Road Rage Incident
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: Future Of Lake Tahoe's Clarity In Question As Wildfires Worsen
The driver’s identity has not been released at this point.