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A Vallejo woman was hospitalized with serious injuries after crashing her car into a tree in Napa.

The California Highway Patrol said Karina Hernandez, 23, was arrested for DUI after she veered off of Highway 29, north of Highway 121/Carneros Highway, while traveling southbound at 9:47 p.m. on Monday night. Her Nissan Maxima ran into a tree and she was transported to Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Hernandez was driving alone and with her seatbelt on, the CHP said.

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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: