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DUI suspect speeds away, hurts Oxnard officer

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

January 3, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A suspected drunk driver was arrested in Oxnard Monday after allegedly speeding away during a traffic stop and injuring a police officer's foot.

A 5-year-old child was in the back seat of the vehicle at the time of the incident, officials said.

Juan Martinez was arrested on charges of assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, child endangerment and driving under the influence of alcohol.

The injured officer was treated for minor injuries at St. John's Hospital.