A Napa man was arrested Friday night after his car veered off of Third Avenue and crashed into a pole, injuring his passenger in the process.

Gajendra Singh Sareen, 52, was driving north on Third Avenue, approaching North Avenue, when he drove through a stop sign just around 9:40 p.m., according to a statement released by the California Highway Patrol.

The 2008 Bentley crashed into a metal pole, injuring passenger Yanina Liakhouska, 37, of New York, according to the statement. She was taken to Queen of the Valley Hospital for unspecified "moderate" injuries.

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Sareen was arrested on suspicion of two felonies related to driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 and injuring a person while driving under the influence.

Bail was set at $100,000. He was released at 3:20 a.m. Saturday, according to jail records.

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Courtney Teague is the Napa Valley Register public safety reporter. She can be reached at 707-256-2221. You can follow her reporting on Twitter and Facebook, or send her anonymous tip at: tinyurl.com/anonymous-tipbox-courtney.