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Thousand Oaks man caught for DUI, hit-and-run

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 10, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Thousand Oaks man was arrested for DUI and hit-and-run after fleeing the scene of an accident on Saturday night.The crash occurred around 9:20 p.m. at Avenida De Las Arboles near Arcturus Street in Thousand Oaks. Authorities received reports that one of the cars had overturned and was sitting on its roof.

When deputies arrived on scene, they found that a compact car had collided with an SUV. According to witnesses, the driver of the SUV fled the scene on foot.

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department dispatched K-9 units to search the area. The driver of the compact car, 22-year-old Danielle Kommemi of Simi Valley, only suffered minor injuries.

Investigators tracked down Maples at his Thousand Oaks home.

Maples was transported to the hospital as a precaution for potential injuries he may have suffered from the crash. He was then booked for DUI and hit-and-run.