1 Injured in DUI Car Accident at Washington Street and Fourth Avenue in Hillcrest

Hillcrest Crash
1 Injured in Hillcrest Crash at Washington and Fourth

San Diego, California (June 26, 2023) – One person was injured in a multi-vehicle collision involving a suspected drunk driver early Sunday morning in Hillcrest.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Washington Street at Fourth Avenue at around 3 a.m.

A man was driving a Dodge Challenger west on Washington Street when he ran a red light at the intersection and struck a red hatchback traveling southbound on Fourth.

The impact of the collision caused the hatchback to crash into a Toyota Camry while the Dodge veered off the roadway and crashed into a power pole.

The driver of the red car was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries.

The driver of the Dodge was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.