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Man hospitalized, arrested for alleged DUI after crash in Escondido

Escondido police
Posted at 1:01 PM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 16:01:58-05

ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A man in his mid-20s was hospitalized and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence today after a rollover crash, police said.

Escondido Police Department dispatchers received a call about a suspected drunk driver at about 2 a.m. Saturday, according to Sgt. Jeff Valdivia.

Police located the driver and engaged him in a pursuit, which ended when the vehicle rolled over at Ash Street and Washington Avenue, Valdivia said.

The man was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening, the sergeant said. The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.