A drunk man was arrested Saturday after he was allegedly seen ingesting and driving earlier than crashing right into a parked automobile and fleeing the scene.
On Saturday, deputies responded to Railroad Avenue and fifteenth avenue in Newhall concerning a site visitors collision, mentioned Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
“It was reported a male hispanic was seen swerving whereas ingesting an alcoholic beverage,” Arriaga mentioned. “The decision was later up to date (that) the suspect collided with a parked automobile on Railroad Avenue and left the scene with out trying to alternate info with the registered proprietor.”
Deputies positioned the automobile and carried out a site visitors in a shopping mall positioned on the 24800 block of Railroad Avenue, Arriaga mentioned.
“Whereas contacting the suspect, deputies detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the suspect’s breath and particular person,” Arriaga mentioned. “Standardized Sobriety Checks have been carried out on the suspect, revealing a BAC of 0.267 %.”
Sergio Zavala was arrested for DUI and misdemeanor hit and run, Arriaga added.
He was booked into the SCV Sheriff’s Station.
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