SAN DIEGO, CA — A suspected impaired driver was sent to a hospital Monday night after crashing off a driveway in San Diego’s Oak Park neighborhood, according to ABC10 News.
The incident occurred in the 2500 block of Aaron Court at about 10:30 p.m.
According to officials, the suspect was driving a white sedan that traveled off a driveway and slammed into a chain-link fence at a residence. Nearby residents helped pull the male driver out of the car, which nearly went down a steep embankment toward another home.
The driver was not reported hurt in the crash, but witnesses said he appeared to be intoxicated and was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated for a possible DUI.
Local firefighters at the scene used logs to keep the vehicle from slipping down the embankment.
No charges have been reported as of this writing.
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