Garden Grove

Main/Euclid crash leads to DUI arrest

A CRASH at Main and Euclid streets in Garden Grove led to the drunk driving arrest of a 24-year-old man early Tuesday morning.

A 24-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday morning in Garden Grove after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a light pole, streetlight and bus stop bench.

According to Sgt. Juan Delgado of the Garden Grove Police Department, the incident occurred around 1:11 a.m. at the intersection of Euclid and Main streets near the north end of the Village Green Park.

Arriving officers and firefighters found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames south of the intersection. The male driver and two male passengers were able to get out of the auto and were treated by GGFD paramedics.

The driver and passenger sustained minor injuries. The other passenger sustained moderate injuries and was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange for treatment.

According to police, the sole vehicle involved was traveling south on Euclid and went out of control at Main Street, causing it to strike the pole, light and bench. The suspect arrested  admitted to being the driver and “made statements at the scene regarding his impairment.” He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Witnesses to the incident are asked to contact the GGPD traffic unit at (714) 741-5823.

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