Suspected DUI driver arrested after crashing into Madera backyard

Crime

(Courtesy of Madera Police)

(Courtesy of Madera Police)

MADERA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A driver suspected to be under the influence was arrested by Madera Police early Saturday morning after crashing into a backyard of a home.

Officers responded to a wreck at Noreen and Ashlan ways sometime before 4:40 a.m. and found a vehicle in the backyard of a home where the residents were celebrating the birthday of a family member.

The suspect, Alejandro Ortiz, tried to make a turn, collided into another vehicle before crashing into a backyard fence of the home, Police said. Ortiz appeared to be intoxicated and was later found to have a blood alcohol level four times above the legal limit.

No one was injured in the incident.

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