Motorist slams into four parked cars, arrested for DUI

By Jim Holt

Last update: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

A man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after his car slammed into four parked cars near Jakes Way in Canyon Country early Wednesday morning.

Although no one was seriously hurt in the multi-vehicle crash, a passenger in the car suffered cuts as a result of shattered glass.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy surveys damage to mulitple cars. Photo by Austin Dave.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Deputy surveys damage to mulitple cars. Photo by Austin Dave.

The incident happened shortly after 1:35 a.m. when a car careened into a row of parked cars on Grace Lane, Lt. Rob Hahnlein of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station told The Signal Wednesday.

“He hit four parked cars,” he said. “A passenger received cuts and bruises.”

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched at 1:39 a.m. to the 18000 block of Grace Lane, between Jakes Way and Sandy Drive, Fire Department spokeswoman Vanessa Lozano said.

Damaged cars in multi-vehicle crash. Photo by Austin Dave, The Signal
Damaged cars in multi-vehicle crash. Photo by Austin Dave, The Signal

“This was for an auto collision, one vehicle versus three parked vehicles,” she said, noting that sheriff’s deputies were on the scene.

Deputies counted at least four vehicles hit by the suspect car.

They are following up on reports that the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit the other vehicles.

Emergency response crews found one car apparently pushed through a metal fence on impact and two other cars pushed into a sidewalk.

The suspect was placed in custody at the sheriff’s  jail.

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Motorist slams into four parked cars, arrested for DUI

Suspect car in multi-vehicle crash. Photo by Austin Dave, The Signal.

A man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after his car slammed into four parked cars near Jakes Way in Canyon Country early Wednesday morning.

Although no one was seriously hurt in the multi-vehicle crash, a passenger in the car suffered cuts as a result of shattered glass.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Deputy surveys damage to mulitple cars. Photo by Austin Dave.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Deputy surveys damage to mulitple cars. Photo by Austin Dave.

The incident happened shortly after 1:35 a.m. when a car careened into a row of parked cars on Grace Lane, Lt. Rob Hahnlein of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station told The Signal Wednesday.

“He hit four parked cars,” he said. “A passenger received cuts and bruises.”

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Paramedics with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched at 1:39 a.m. to the 18000 block of Grace Lane, between Jakes Way and Sandy Drive, Fire Department spokeswoman Vanessa Lozano said.

Damaged cars in multi-vehicle crash. Photo by Austin Dave, The Signal
Damaged cars in multi-vehicle crash. Photo by Austin Dave, The Signal

“This was for an auto collision, one vehicle versus three parked vehicles,” she said, noting that sheriff’s deputies were on the scene.

Deputies counted at least four vehicles hit by the suspect car.

They are following up on reports that the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit the other vehicles.

Emergency response crews found one car apparently pushed through a metal fence on impact and two other cars pushed into a sidewalk.

The suspect was placed in custody at the sheriff’s  jail.

jholt@signalscv.com

661-287-5527

on Twitter @jamesarthurholt

Jim Holt

Jim Holt