TWIN FALLS — A woman is facing felony charges after causing a crash Wednesday morning, police said.
Consuelo Bach, 28, of Jerome, is charged with aggravated driving under the influence. She ran a red light in a Hyundai sedan at Blue Lakes Boulevard and North College Road, according to court documents. Her car struck a Ford pickup driven by Henry Yepez, who was seriously injured.
Twin Falls Police officers responded at approximately 8:45 a.m. After Bach and Yepez were both taken by ambulance to St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, officers interviewed Bach, who witnesses at the crash site said was intoxicated.
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Bach admitted to police she had been drinking in the hours before the crash, the probable cause affidavit says. She refused to consent to a blood draw, and a warrant was issued to conduct that test.
Bach was arrested and taken to the Twin Falls County Jail.
She was arraigned Thursday afternoon, and remains in custody on a $100,000 bond.
A preliminary hearing on the charge is scheduled for Sept. 13.