Chain-Reaction Collision on Main Street Resulted in Injury

HESPERIA, CA (July 25, 2023) – Monday night, a DUI collision involving five other vehicles on Highway 395 led to the arrest of Christian Jennings. Police responded to reports of a hit-and-run crash on July 17th, at around 9:00 p.m. on U.S. Highway 395 and Main Street. Upon arrival, deputies learned that a northbound red Chevrolet Silverado rear-ended a black Kia Optima while traveling at around 50 mph. Subsequently, the initial crash resulted in a chain reaction collision, involving a total of five vehicles. However, the Chevrolet driver exited his vehicle and fled the scene on foot, heading in a southeasterly direction. Eventually, officers managed to locate the suspect in the desert area, suspected to be under the influence of alcohol. After failing a Field Sobriety Test, authorities arrested 52-year-old Christian Jennings of Phelan for DUI. Paramedics transported Jennings and another person involved to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The other motorists involved did not report any further injuries. The Hesperia Police Department encourages those who witnessed the Highway 395 DUI crash to contact them at 760-947-1500. Thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. However, these are impaired when alcohol and certain medications or illegal drugs are in the body. Never drive while impaired as the consequences can be devastating for you and for others. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, or taxi. If possible, reach out to a family member or a friend to come and pick you up. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe.
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