Tustin: Firefighters Rescue Driver Trapped In Overturned Vehicle Following Street-Racing Crash

09.06.2022 | 9:14 PM | TUSTIN – A driver who became trapped in his vehicle following a rollover crash related to street-racing was rescued by firefighters, Tuesday night.

The crash was reported when a silver 2004 Acura TL traveling westbound lost control and overturned near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Parkway Loop around 9:14 PM, according to witnesses.

When authorities arrived on scene they located the Acura on its roof with its male driver trapped inside.

Firefighters extricated the driver in about 20 minutes and transported him to an area hospital.

A witness reported the Acura blew by him at high-speeds shortly before the crash occurred.

Police later confirmed the driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI and that alcohol and speed were contributing factors in the crash.

A social media post by police said the crash was also street-racing related but in an updated statement a police spokesperson said those allegations are still under investigation.

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