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An intoxicated man driving on the wrong side of Interstate 10 on Monday, June 16, at 8:41 a.m. caused a three vehicle crash.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Dale Samuel Boulineau, 47, of Jacksonville, was traveling east in the westbound inside lane on I-10 at Mile Marker 254 in his 2005 Buick Terraza.
Manuel Antonio Quintanilla, 20, of St. Augustine, was traveling westbound on I-10 at Mile Marker 254 in the westbound left lane of travel in his Ford Ranger.
Leah Ann Hammond, 23, of Tallahassee, was traveling westbound on I-10 at Mile Marker 254 in the westbound right lane of travel in her Volkswagen Jetta.
As the three vehicles were traveling, Quintanilla observed that Boulineau was traveling in the wrong direction on the roadway. Quintanilla attempted to take an evasive maneuver to avoid making contact with Boulineau by swerving right. However, Boulineau’s left front struck the left front of Quintanilla’s vehicle. Then causing the right side of Quintanilla’s vehicle to strike the left side of Hammond.
As a result of the collision, both Quintanilla and Hammond traveled in a northwest direction colliding with a few shrubs before coming to a final rest on the north side of I-10. Boulineau continued traveling southeast before coming to a final rest on the south shoulder of I-10 facing in a southeast direction.
Quintanilla and his passenger, Sebastian Mauricio Martens, 19, of Miami, were transported to Madison County Memorial Hospital for minor injuries. Boulineau reported minor injuries but was not transported to a hospital, according to the report. Hammond reported no injuries.
Boulineau was charged with D.U.I. with property damage and personal injury and driving on the wrong side of a divided highway.