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Suspected drunk driver rescued from vehicle after causing four crashes in El Cajon

EL CAJON, CA – A suspected drunk driver was rescued from his vehicle after causing four crashes in El Cajon on Tuesday evening, FOX 5 San Diego reports.

A 21-year-old driver was traveling on Jamacha Road when he rear-ended a 73-year-old man near the Kempton Street intersection around 6:15 p.m. The man sustained minor injuries. The 21-year-old sped away from the scene.

He was then involved in two other crashes that reportedly only involved property damage. The driver continued down Jamacha Road and ran a red light and hit a car near State Route 125. His car then flipped over and hit a nearby traffic signal, causing the car to burst into flames. Witnesses rushed to the scene to help the man out of the vehicle. The woman in the car he hit sustained minor injuries.

The man was seriously hurt and was taken to the hospital for treatment. After his stay at the hospital, he was arrested for a felony DUI.

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