Driver cited for DUI after SUV hits traffic signal pole

Driver cited for DUI after SUV hits traffic signal pole
A SUV crashed into a traffic signal pole early Thursday morning, closing the intersection of East Broadway and Mill Street.

EUGENE, Ore. - An SUV crashed into a traffic signal pole early Thursday morning, closing the intersection of East Broadway and Mill Street.

Police said the driver, 25-year-old Dana Cahterine Getchell, was leaving the downtown area when her Isuzu Rodeo hit the police around 1:30 a.m.

Getchell was taken to the hospital after the crash.

Police later cited Getchell in lieu of custody on charges of DUII, Criminal Mischief and Reckless Driving.