DUI Driver Arrested after Fiery Crash on North D Street near 8th Street
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (September 14, 2019) – Four people suffered injuries in a fiery crash on North D Street, late Saturday evening.
According to the San Bernardino Police Department, the incident happened at about 10:46 PM. A Ford van was traveling south on North D Street when it collided with an eastbound Lincoln Navigator. Then, the SUV slammed into a building and caught fire.
The two occupants of the Navigator managed to exit the vehicle on their own. Emergency responders rushed them to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Updates on their current conditions remain unknown.
Two passengers in the van, a 13-year-old juvenile and an 18-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were hospitalized.
Meanwhile, authorities arrested the van driver, identified as 44-year-old Jeffrey Dakarai, on suspicion of DUI and child endangerment. He was held at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Central Detention Center in lieu of $100,000 bail.
Do not attempt to drive when under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In addition, reach out to a family member or a friend to come pick you up.
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