Driver Arrested and Passenger Hospitalized after Car Crashes into Pole near 2nd Avenue
VICTORVILLE, CA (April 30, 2019) – Authorities arrested 28-year-old Jeremy Hernandez of Apple Valley following a suspected DUI Crash near 2nd Avenue.
According to the Victorville Police Department, the incident happened between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue, at about 1:30 AM. A 2005 Jeep was traveling north on Bear Valley Road when it left the roadway and collided with a power pole.
Hernandez’s passenger, identified as Taniya Rocha, suffered abrasions and bruising. Emergency responders transported her to a nearby hospital after she complained of pain to her chest.
A test determined that Hernandez was operating the vehicle with a blood-alcohol level exceeding the legal limit of .08%. Hernandez was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for driving under the influence, causing bodily injury.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Deputy Z. Pritchett or Deputy A. Quezada at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Further details will be released once they become available.
Do not attempt to drive when under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If possible, reach out to a family member or a friend to come pick you up.
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