A Menlo Park woman was arrested on drug charges and for driving under the influence after she crashed into a minivan on Embarcadero Road near Greer Road on Thursday afternoon, according to Palo Alto police.
Police received a 911 call at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, April 10, reporting a loud crash. A van driven by Cheryl Ann Courtney, 55, of Menlo Park struck a parked vehicle, causing moderate damage to both vehicles, police Sgt. Rich Bullerjahn said.
Paramedics on scene examined the driver of the parked car, but they did not find any injuries. Courtney was examined by police, who then booked her on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, he said. Courtney was also booked for possession of a controlled substance. She was taken to Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose.