Two Crashes on 5 Freeway Result to Injuries and DUI Arrests
MOUNTAIN GATE, CA (September 19, 2019) — Several people suffered injuries in two crashes on 5 Freeway Monday afternoon.
Involved in the collisions were four cars and one ambulance according to the California Highway Patrol. The first incident was a rear-end crash occurring at about 2:00 p.m. As a result, police report minor injuries and a DUI arrest.
While emergency response and the investigation were ongoing in that first crash, a white Nissan SUV slammed into the back of the ambulance. The force of the impact pushed the Nissan back into the lanes where it struck two passing vehicles.
The officers arrested the Nissan driver at the scene for DUI. The medics transported the driver to Mercy Medical Center with major injuries.
On the other hand, the drivers of the other vehicles and the paramedics from the ambulance did not sustain any injuries.
The Nissan had major front-end damage, while the ambulance sustained moderate damage to its right rear side.
The collisions are still under investigation.
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