Multiple Injuries Reported after Four DUI Accidents on Jamacha Road
SPRING VALLEY, CA (July 16, 2021) — Officers arrested a San Diego man that caused four DUI accidents on Jamacha Road on Tuesday, July 13.
The string of accidents began at around 6:15 p.m. when a 21-year-old man driving a Mitsubishi SUV traveled east on Jamacha Road. The driver rear-ended a 73-year-old man near Kempton Street. Then he sped off and left the older man with minor injuries.
The driver instantly caused two more crashes as he attempted to escape, California Highway Patrol said.
Police say the man then traveled west on Jamacha near Highway 125. He ran a red light and collided into Kia SUV.
The crash caused the man’s vehicle to flip and collide into a traffic signal, ending up on its side. The SUV caught fire trapping the driver inside. People who had seen the collision rushed over to pull the man out.
He sustained serious injuries. The woman from the Kia had minor injuries.
After receiving medical treatment, officials took the man in custody on suspicion of felony DUI.
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