21st Birthday Begins with Crash, DUI Arrest

By Logan Hall

An Ojai resident was hospitalized and arrested for allegedly driving under the influence early Monday morning after colliding with a tree on Villanova Road, 20 minutes after turning 21 years old, according to the California Highway Patrol. Alexa Bowen was driving east on Villanova Road at 12:20 a.m. with her passenger, 21-year-old Wesley McAnally from Vista, when she reportedly lost control of her 2001 Honda Passport, and crashed into a tree, said officials. "Ms. Bowen was driving on a wet roadway while under the influence of alcohol,"

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