Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), was charged Thursday with misdemeanor driving under the influence causing injury, the Napa County district attorney said in a news release.
The charge stems from a May 28 two-car collision on State Route 29 in Yountville.
Pelosi, 82, was driving a 2021 Porsche and collided with a 2014 Jeep driven by a 48-year-old, the California Highway Patrol said last month.
He was arrested and administered a blood test that showed 0.082% blood alcohol content, the district attorney’s office said.
“Under California law, these charges can be filed as a misdemeanor or felony,” the office said. “Based upon the extent of the injuries suffered by the victim, the District Attorney filed misdemeanor charges.
“This decision is…
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