Napa Police Car

Early Monday morning, a vehicle traveling on South Freeway Drive crashed into the fence separating the road from Highway 29 and got stuck in the mud, Napa Police reported.

Police questioned Angel Montellano-Tellez, 36, who was spotted walking away from the crash, which destroyed approximately 150 feet of freeway fencing, police said.

Montellano-Tellez was booked into the Napa County jail for possible charges of hit and run and DUI after first being assessed at Queen of the Valley Medical Center. The crash occurred at 1:30 a.m.

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You can reach City Editor Kevin Courtney at kcourtney@napanews.com or at 707-256-2217. 


City Editor

Kevin has been city editor since September 2010. He joined the Register in 1973 as a reporter. He covered Napa City Hall and assorted other beats over the years. Kevin has been writing his Napa Journal column on Sundays since 1989.