The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday on the 200 block of MacMillan Avenue. Authorities said the truck had been reported stolen in the city of Taft on Dec. 22.
After searching the neighborhood, officers found the suspected driver, Anthony Finnegan, walking in the area. His clothing matched descriptions given by witnesses.
Investigators said Finnegan had minor facial injuries that were consistent with being involved in a traffic collision. He was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle.