SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA.com) — Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving following a crash on the 101 Freeway, officials said.
The California Highway Patrol said in a news release that the 42-year-old was traveling northbound on the thoroughfare just east of the 405 Freeway interchange when he veered to the right and onto the paved right shoulder.
Authorities said Fisher’s vehicle – a 2015 Cadillac – continued across the right shoulder, and collided with the raised concrete curb and guardrail, and overturned.
The crash unfolded just after 3 a.m. Sunday in Sherman Oaks.
After the crash, Fisher and his passenger were assisted out of the vehicle.
No injuries were reported.
Officials said a DUI evaluation was conducted on Fisher and he blew a .08 on the breathalyzer and he was subsequently arrested without incident.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
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