Driver arrested for DUI at Street Road Show after injuring two pedestrians

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Patricia Held / Pueblo Police Department

PUEBLO, Colo. — Two pedestrians were injured and four cars were damaged on Saturday afternoon after a woman lost control of her car at the Rocky Mountain Street Rod National Show, which was being held at the Colorado State Fairgrounds.

Officials say Patricia Held, 63, suddenly accelerated, striking a pedestrian and three other cars before coming to a stop.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

Another pedestrian suffered minor injuries after a tire rolled over her foot from one of the vehicles that was struck by the driver.

All four vehicles involved in the incident were part of the Street Rod Show.

Held suffered minor injuries and was arrested for driving under the influence and careless driving causing bodily injury.

The investigation is ongoing.


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