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Napa Police arrested a woman early Sunday morning in connection with a crash that involved five vehicles on Highway 29 south of the city.

Nuris Aracely Leiva, 36, of San Rafael was detained by police at 12:30 a.m. after a wreck that injured another driver, according to police Sgt. Todd Shulman. She was booked into the Napa County jail on suspicion of causing injury by driving under the influence and child endangerment.

Leiva was driving on Highway 29 with her two children in the vehicle when it rear-ended another vehicle north of the Highway 12/121 intersection, triggering a chain reaction that caught up three more motorists, Shulman said.

The driver whose vehicle as struck by Leiva's was taken by ambulance to Queen of the Valley Medical Center, according to Shulman. That motorist's identity and condition were not immediately available Sunday afternoon.

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City of Napa/Town of Yountville Reporter

Howard Yune covers the city of Napa and the town of Yountville. He has been a reporter and photographer for the Register since 2011, and previously wrote for the Marysville Appeal-Democrat, Anaheim Bulletin and Coos Bay (Oregon) World.