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DUI suspect in custody after hit-and-run crash

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man in his 30s was in custody Monday, accused of running away after he drove through a red light and crashed into and seriously injured another motorist in Logan Heights, police said.

The crash at South 30th Street and National Avenue occurred just before midnight, according to San Diego police officer Dino Delimitros.

The man was driving a Mercedes southbound on South 30th Street when he ran a red light at National Avenue and crashed into a Nissan driven by a woman in her 40s, he said in a statement.

The man ran from the crash scene and was taken into custody in the 3100 block of Logan Avenue, Delimitros said, noting he was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving and hit and run.

The woman sustained serious facial injuries and broken ribs, he said.


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