Five teens injured in alleged DUI crash 

A teenage girl was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Redwood City early Sunday morning after the car she was reportedly driving crashed into a retaining wall, injuring five others inside the car, police said.

Police responded to a 911 call about 1:41 a.m. at Jefferson Avenue and Ruby Street regarding a single-vehicle collision. During the course of their investigation, police determined the vehicle had been occupied by eight juveniles.

One of the male occupants was taken to the hospital and treated and released for injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. Four other passengers were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The driver, a 17-year-old Redwood City girl, showed signs of being under the influence of alcohol, police said. Officers also saw several bottles of alcohol located inside the vehicle and around the crash scene.

She was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving causing injury and booked into the Hillcrest juvenile center, police said.

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