This Week

Running into things in California – Michael McGrath, 25, was arrested for DUI in Los Angeles, California after losing control of his car and crashing into several trees, a garage and four houses. The vehicle was finally stopped by a brick porch. A resident said McGrath was ‘really wired’.

Running into things in New Jersey – A Teaneck, New Jersey resident was charged with DUI after plowing into a Hackensack restaurant, startling the lunch crowd. Edilberto Casta, 41, was speeding when a tire blew out on his pick-up truck, sending the vehicle into Solari’s Ristorante. A valet attendant said Casta continued ‘burning rubber’ for nearly a minute after the crash.

Running into things in California 2 – 19-year old Miles Snyder of Oceanside, California faces felony a DUI charge after crashing his van into the bedroom of a house. The crash slightly injured the owner of the house and startled his 8-year old son. Snyder is also suspected of backing his van into a nearby parked car just before the crash. Police found about 100 grams of pot in the van.

Running into things in Pennsylvania – Two friends who had been at the same party earlier in the evening ran into each other while pulling into a restaurant. Craig Kelty, 34, ran into the back of car driven by Barbara Miller, 49, while entering the parking lot of ‘Turn In Diner’ at about 3 in the morning. Kelty then drove off and was stopped by police nearby because his headlights were broken and smoke was coming out from under the hood of his car. Kelty and Miller, both from Bath, Pennsylvania, were each charged with DUI.

Running into things in California 3 – An unidentified driver entered the Foothill Toll Road near Anaheim, California going the wrong way. His reverse progress ended when he crashed into a toll booth just after midnight.

Running into things in Ohio – A Walnut Hills, Ohio driver suspected of driving under the influence, attempted to flee from police and crashed his SUV into an apartment building, rupturing a natural gas line and starting a fire. Firefighters had a difficult time extinguishing the fire because the vehicle was on top of the gas cut-off valve for the building.

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