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DUI Driver from O’side Creates Havoc in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— On Saturday night, December 19, at 8:51 p.m., officers from the Carlsbad Police Department responded to a call of a hit and run accident at Palomar Airport Road and College Drive.

The reporting party followed the subject vehicle, a Toyota Camry, east on Palomar Airport Road. The driver of the Camry turned off their headlights and continued east on Palomar Airport Road.

Carlsbad Police units located the Camry at the intersection of El Camino Real and Palomar Airport Road. Officers activated their overhead lights and attempted to stop the vehicle. The Camry fled eastbound at a high rate of speed and officers immediately cancelled the pursuit due to weather and roadway conditions.

The Camry continued eastbound at a high rate of speed and collided with four other vehicles in the intersection of Melrose drive and Palomar Airport Road. Two persons were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The driver and only occupant of the 1999 Toyota Camry has been identified as a Yonna Dovone Jones, DOB 03/22/1991, from Oceanside, CA.

Jones was booked into Vista Detention Facility for felony-DUI, Hit and Run, and felony-failure to yield causing injuries.