Suspected drunk driver collides into cement mixer in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA - A driver is suspected of being drunk when he rear-ended a cement truck on an Interstate 5 onramp early Tuesday morning in Chula Vista.

The collision occurred at about 1:20 a.m. on the connector ramp between southbound 1-5 to State Route 54 eastbound. At the time, Caltrans had the ramp closed for a construction project.

According to Caltrans, the driver somehow barreled the car through the closure and crashed into the back of the truck. Neither the suspect or any Caltrans workers were hurt.

The driver was booked on drunken driving charges.

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