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IE driver crashes car to allegedly kill self

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A suspected drunken driver is being evaluated after he reportedly tried to kill himself by crashing into a parked car.The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of South El Camino Real.

When responding officers arrived, they found Scott Hebron, the lone occupant in the vehicle, showing obvious of being under the influence of alcohol.

According to police, Hebron said he crashed the car on purpose in an attempt to take his own life.

Hebron suffered only minor injuries and was transported to Desert Hospital for treatment. He was placed on a 72-hour mental health evaluation.

City News Service contributed to this report.