Publish Date: 2022/08/01
SAN DIEGO, CA — A male driver was arrested early Saturday after crashing into two parked vehicles and nearly hitting two pedestrians in downtown San Diego, reports OnScene.TV.
The wreck occurred on 10th Avenue near C Street, in the East Village area. It was first reported by OnScene at 4:08 a.m.
According to officials, a man was driving a Corvette eastbound on the road at a high rate of speed when he struck a parked car. The driver proceeded eastbound and then hit another parked vehicle. Shortly after, he veered off the roadway and onto a sidewalk where the Corvette hit a tent that had just been vacated by two people.
The driver was taken into custody for DUI and transported to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries.
A female passenger in the Corvette initially left the scene but later returned. She was said to have sustained minor injuries but declined treatment.
A section of 10th Avenue was shut down during the response and investigation.
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