Police: Drunken driver hits 9 in Calif., critically injures toddler who was dragged 50 feet
SANTA ANA, Calif. – Police in California say a drunken driver hit nine people with his SUV and critically injured a 2-year-old girl who was dragged more than 50 feet along a Santa Ana street.
Forty-three-year-old Miguel Sandoval was arrested Monday.
Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna tells the Orange County Register that a Chevy Suburban was seen cutting across lanes, jumping a curb and driving on a sidewalk Monday night.
Bertagna says the vehicle struck a mother and daughter, who were trapped underneath and dragged 50 feet, before hitting seven other people.
Bertagna says the 2-year-old remains in critical but stable condition. Her mother was treated for a broken leg.
Two other adults and another 2-year-old girl suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Information from: The Orange County Register, http://www.ocregister.com