Publish Date: 2021/09/02
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A suspected DUI driver was hospitalized Wednesday night after crashing into another vehicle on California Highway 94 in Lemon Grove, according to ABC10 News.
California Highway Patrol said the incident occurred on the eastbound lanes of SR-94 near Lemon Grove Avenue at approximately 11:40 p.m.
A white Lexus was heading eastbound on the highway when it rear-ended the other car. The impact from the crash threw the Lexus against the highway’s center divider K-rail.
Emergency crews had to extricate the driver from the wreck before sending him to a hospital.
The driver of the other involved vehicle was not reported injured.
Authorities said the Lexus driver was subject to a DUI evaluation after multiple containers of alcohol were discovered in his vehicle at the time of the accident.
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