The husband of Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the US Home of Representatives, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after his Porsche was in a crash on Saturday night time.
California Freeway Patrol stated Paul Pelosi, 82, was detained in Napa County, north of San Francisco, after a two-vehicle collision shortly earlier than midnight.
He was taken to jail and charged with two misdemeanours with bail set at $5,000, however police data present he was not in custody on Sunday.
Freeway Patrol stated Mr Pelosi was attempting to cross State Route-29 in his 2021 Porsche when his automobile was hit by a 48-year-old man in a Jeep.
Nobody was harm, and the opposite driver wasn’t arrested.
State legislation prohibits drivers from getting behind the wheel with a blood alcohol stage above 0.08%.
Mrs Pelosi was in Rhode Island on the time to offer a speech to college students at Brown College
Her spokesperson stated: “The speaker won’t be commenting on this personal matter which occurred whereas she was on the East Coast.”