Van Occupants Hospitalized, Pickup Truck Driver Arrested in North Tustin Avenue Crash
Santa Ana, CA (April 25, 2021) – On Saturday, people were injured and police arrested a pickup truck driver in a DUI crash on North Tustin Avenue.
The accident took place minutes before 8:25 P.M.
Deputies from Orange Police Department were chasing a suspect in the 2300 block area when the pickup truck versus van crash happened.
Apparently, the pickup was southbound on North Tustin Avenue, heading Santa Clara Avenue. It collided with a westbound van on Santa Ana Avenue.
“As the van proceeded into the intersection on a green traffic signal, it was struck by the truck,” police said.
Authorities arrested the suspect at the incident scene on suspicion of evading and felony drunk driving.
Meanwhile, please call the Santa Ana Police Department’s Collision Investigations Unit at 714-245-8216 if you have further details about the incident.
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