SAN DIEGO, CA — A man suspected of DUI was arrested early Sunday after his car rolled into a Mira Mesa canyon with his son on board, according to FOX 5 San Diego.
Authorities responded to the scene in an open area near Mercy Road and Kika Court at approximately 12:30 a.m.
Few details have been shared on the events leading up to the crash, but firefighters had to climb down a steep hill to reach the vehicle, which had rolled to the bottom and gotten stuck.
San Diego Police said the man was taken to a hospital for an evaluation but was later arrested for suspected DUI.
The man’s son was evaluated by medics at the scene and was determined to be not seriously hurt.
An investigation into the incident remains underway.
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