Driver smashes into library building in Rancho Penasquitos

Witnesses: Woman appeared confused

SAN DIEGO - A woman is under arrest Thursday after she crashed into a branch of the San Diego Public Library.

The crash occurred at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 13000 block of Salmon River Road in Rancho Penasquitos.

Police said the woman was driving northbound when she veered into southbound lanes, jumped the curb and smashed into the side of the library building.

Witnesses said she tried to reverse and was visibly confused.

Officers said the woman is suspected of driving under the influence and suffered only minor injuries.

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