DUI Driver Slams into Squad Vehicles on Casa Loma Avenue in Yorba Linda Injuring 4 Deputies
YORBA LINDA, CA (July 21, 2022) – Four deputies were injured in a DUI chain-reaction accident on Casa Loma Avenue in Yorba Linda early Tuesday, on July 19.
The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. near Imperial Highway. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, two patrol cars were stopped on the side of the road as the deputies were speaking with a driver from a previous traffic stop.
As they conducted their operation, a pickup truck speeding south on Imperial Highway slammed into patrol vehicles, causing one unit to hit the four deputies.
Paramedics took the deputies to a hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
The driver from the initial traffic stop was also taken to a local hospital.
Police later arrested the driver of the pickup truck on suspicion of DUI. An investigation is underway.
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