62-Year-Old Man Arrested after DUI Crash near Interstate 8
EL CAJON, CA (January 10, 2019) – A clerk was injured Thursday evening after a car crashes into motel on East Main Street near Interstate 8. The identity of the victim was not immediately disclosed to the public.
According to the El Cajon Police Department, the incident occurred at the Budget Inn Motel. A 62-year-old man left one of the hotel rooms, made contact with the clerk, and later threatened to hurt the clerk before getting in his car and driving off.
At around 8:00 PM, the man returned and crashed his Chevrolet sedan through the wall of the motel. The clerk, who was sitting behind the desk at the time of the impact, was rushed to the hospital with moderate injuries. Further details on the victim’s current medical condition were not provided.
Meanwhile, the driver did not sustain injuries in the crash. He was later arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide, domestic violence, and driving under the influence. Additional details will be released following the conclusion of the investigation.
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