Jensen Buchanan, Soap Opera Star, Arrested for DUI, Driving on Wrong Side of the Road

Jensen Buchanan attends the LANY Entertainment Presents "The Bay" Pre-Emmy Party at the St. Felix on April 28, 2016, in Hollywood. Credit: Greg Doherty/Getty Images

Soap opera star Jensen Buchanan was arrested for driving under the influence in Buellton, California, on Wednesday, May 18, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The Young and the Restless star, 53, was driving her black 2016 Mercedes east on State Route 154 when she crossed over a double yellow line and crashed into a white 2014 Ford C-Max that was driving west at 6:19 a.m. on Wednesday.

Buchanan and the driver of the other vehicle, identified as Bradley Asolas, were both taken to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. She suffered minor injuries, while Asolas, 56, was treated for “major injuries,” according to the Los Angeles Times.

The actress is best known for playing Sarah Gordon on One Life to Live (1987–1990) and twins Vicky Hudson and Marley Love on Another World (1991–1999). She has also briefly starred on As the World Turns and General Hospital.

After a 13-year hiatus, Buchanan returned to daytime television in 2015 as Elise Moxley on The Young and the Restless.

“Sometimes you need to take a break from something to really get your enthusiasm and excitement back, and it really gave me a great appreciation for how fun it is, how challenging it is,” she told CBS News last year.

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