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Driver Arrested After Chase, Traffic Accidents In Ventura

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 12:47am

A driver police say was trying to avoid a sobriety checkpoint in Ventura was arrested after leading officers on a chase, and getting into two traffic accidents in the process.

It started at about 1:30 Saturday morning, on Harbor Boulevard south of Schooner Drive.
Police say Hector Aguayo saw the checkpoint, and made a u-turn, speeding away from it. As police started to chase the vehicle, it first hit a street sign, but kept going. It then smashed into some parked cars on Seahorse Avenue.

The 31 year old driver and a passenger tried to flee on foot. Aguayo broken an ankle jumping over a fence, and was arrested for DUI, hit and run, and evading officers.

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