SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was arrested at the hospital after his vehicle rolled off the side of I-5 in National City Tuesday night, KGTV reports.
The unidentified driver lost control of his vehicle at about 11 p.m. while heading south on I-5 near Civic Center Drive. The vehicle rolled down the hillside, ejecting the man in the process.
The driver, whose identity is being withheld at this time, was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. He was subsequently placed under arrest on DUI charges.
No additional injuries were reported as a result of the incident.
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