5 Hospitalized After Suspected DUI Rollover Crash

Crash Occurred On Eastbound Interstate 8, West Of Fairmount Avenue

Five people were hospitalized Sunday morning after a suspected DUI crash on Interstate 8 in the Mission Gorge area.

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The incident occurred at about 1 a.m. on eastbound I-8, west of Fairmount Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP said a red SUV was traveling at least 100 mph when it slammed into the back of a minivan. The collision caused the minivan to spin out of control. The SUV flipped and rolled several times before coming to rest on its side.

CHP officers arrested the SUV driver -- who was suspected of drunken driving -- and placed him in handcuffs before he was transported to the hospital.

Three adults and one child who were inside the minivan were also transported to the hospital. The extent of their injuries and their conditions were unknown.

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