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Ventura DUI suspect crashes into several cars, building - police

August 5, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after crashing into several vehicles and a structure in Ventura early Saturday morning, authorities said.

Multiple people called 911 around 1:30 a.m. to report a hit-and-run crash. According to Ventura police, the callers said that the driver crashed into a parked vehicle at Telephone and Hill roads and then left the scene of the accident.

Witnesses followed the vehicle as it hit at least 12 parked cars and a stop sign, police said. The vehicle stopped after it crashed into a building on the 6900 block of 8th Street, according to police.

The driver was identified as Ronald Dockery, 44, of Ventura. He was transported to Ventura County Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening. Dockery was later booked at the Ventura County Jail on suspicion of DUI and multiple counts of leaving the scene of an accident.

No one else was hurt during the incident.