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Allegedly intoxicated driver arrested after fleeing multiple-injury crash in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CA – A man suspected of being under the influence has been taken into police custody after he crashed into a row of cars, causing multiple injuries, and then attempted to flee the scene.

According to Fox 5 San Diego, the accident happened at E Street and 4th Avenue at about 6 a.m. yesterday morning when a man reportedly collided with a group of cars that were stopped at a traffic light.

The driver’s vehicle then flipped over an unspecified number of times before the man fled the scene on foot.

He was located by officers some time later, then brought to the hospital for treatment, after which he was brought into police custody.

The impact caused multiple injuries, though the extent of them and the identities of the victims were not specified in the report.

Police suspect the driver was under the influence of alcohol or another substance when the accident occurred.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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