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Irvine hit-and-run crash: 2 hurt, 1 arrested

Police officers investigate a hit-and-run crash at West Yale Loop and Stone Creek North in Irvine on Friday, July 19, 2013.
July 21, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two people were hospitalized and a man was arrested following a hit-and-run crash in Irvine Friday night, police said.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. at West Yale Loop and Stone Creek North.

According to Irvine police, a group of people got into an argument after a party. Officers say a man in his early 20s got into his vehicle, and as he was leaving, he drove toward several people and struck two of them.

Both victims were taken to the hospital after suffering broken bones. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

The unidentified man allegedly fled the scene in his vehicle. Witnesses say he was arrested about a mile away. Police say the man is suspected of being under the influence at the time of the collision.

Authorities say they are investigating whether the crash was intentional or accidental.


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