Diego Valencia Arrested Following DUI Overturned Crash on 5 Freeway Near Templin Highway
CASTAIC, CA (April 16, 2019) – A DUI rollover crash on the 5 South Freeway near Templin Highway left children injured Friday.
Around 7 p.m. First Responders received reports of a traffic collision involving an overturned car.
According to officials, a 2001 Toyota with children ranging from two to 10 years old inside struck a big rig. As a result of the impact, the Toyota overturned, seriously injuring its occupants.
Officials say everyone inside the Toyota suffered major injuries.
Following the accident, police arrested 38-year-old Diego Valencia. The Sylmar man was booked on charges of felony DUI causing injury, with a bail set at $50,000.
It is unclear how the events of the accident took place.
Drinking and driving has been known to cause severe major injury car accidents and fatalities. If you’re under the influence, have someone else drive or contact a Rideshare. Alcohol and drugs increase the dangers of car collisions. Remember this next time you decide to have a drink.
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