Anthony Blanco Arrested in DUI Accident on Jamacha Boulevard [La Presa, CA]
3 Injured, Driver Anthony Blanco Arrested in DUI Crash on Jamacha Boulevard in La Presa
LA PRESA, CA (November 25, 2020) — 31-year-old Anthony Blanco was arrested following a suspected DUI crash on Jamacha Boulevard early Monday morning in La Presa.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 1:40 a.m. near Kempton Street.
Blanco was operating a 2013 Ford Focus eastbound on Jamacha Boulevard when the vehicle went into the westbound lane. Subsequently, the car crashed head-on into a 1996 Toyota Camry operated by a 27-year-old man from Chula Vista.
The Toyota driver and his front passenger, a 26-year-old man, sustained major but non-life-threatening injuries. Paramedics took both of them to Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego.
Blanco received treatment at Sharp Memorial Hospital for minor injuries. Later, the authorities arrested him on suspicion of felony DUI. They then booked him into the San Diego Central Jail with a bail set at $400,000.
Based on jail records, Blanco’s arraignment will be on December 04.
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