DUI Suspect In Custody After Car Goes Over Cliff Near Mulholland Drive In Hollywood Hills

HOLLYWOOD HILLS (CBSLA.com) – Authorities said a driver was taken into custody after a car careened off of a cliff on Mullholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills Friday night.

Crews searched for possible victims after witnesses reported seeing the car go over the side.

At about 8:40 p.m. the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the 9700 block of Blantyre Drive to find a car down the side of the cliff, about 150 yards from Mulholland Drive.

LAFD Urban Search and Rescue ground crews were making their way to the car while a chopper was providing air support.

KCAL9’s Jennifer Kastner reported from the scene.

Investigators found the  car — still warm, lights on — but no sign of a driver or passengers .

Kastner reported that officials were bringing in bloodhounds to aid in the search.

Officials checked back yards and pools and turned up nothing.

Authorities went to the home that the car was registred to and then, allegedly, took the driver into custody.

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