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Anaheim crash injures 8; driver arrested for driving under influence

Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a crash involving an allegedly drunk driver at Gilbert Street and La Palma Avenue in Anaheim on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

May 12, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Eight people were rushed to the hospital after an alleged drunk driver slammed into several cars at an Anaheim intersection.

The incident occurred shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday at Gilbert Street and La Palma Avenue. Police say two cars filled with people were waiting at a red light when the drunk driving suspect crashed into them.

Responding paramedics declared the crash a mass casualty incident, due to the high number of injured people in the cars.

There was no word on their conditions as of Sunday morning.

The driver was arrested for felony DUI.