SAN DIEGO, CA — A suspected DUI driver was hospitalized late Tuesday night after a head-on collision that hurt three others in San Diego’s Lincoln Park area, according to ABC 10 News.
The crash happened on Logan Avenue, near 46th Street, at approximately 10:30 p.m.
According to San Diego Police, the man was initially found passed out behind the wheel while in the drive-thru of a restaurant off 47th Street and Logan Avenue. When medics responded to the scene, he declined treatment and drove away.
Shortly after, the man got into a head-on crash with another car on Logan Avenue.
Fire crews had to extricate the man from his car before he was transported to a hospital. The severity of his condition was not disclosed, but police said he was also expected to be evaluated for a possible DUI.
Three occupants in the other vehicle received treatment at the scene for minor injuries.
No further information has been released.
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