Suspected DUI driver crashes and runs away in Riverside; passenger is arrested

News headline from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department:

Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on April 19th , a Perris Sheriff’s Station deputy attempted to stop a suspected DUI driver traveling northbound on Wood Road, north of Van Buren Boulevard in the Woodcrest area of Riverside.

Shortly after the deputy initiated the pursuit, the suspect crashed through a fence and landed in a ravine, on the 8000 block of Wood Road near Mission Grove.

The driver fled the scene.  The passenger, Michell La Fortune, was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Deputies are currently following leads to identify the suspected DUI driver.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Perris Police Department at 951-210-1000 or PerrisStation@RiversideSheriff.org

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012


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