RESEDA (CBSLA) — A North Hollywood man is in custody Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence after allegedly crashing several cars while racing in Reseda.
A street race on Saticoy near Wilbur Avenue ended at about 8:30 p.m. with one of the drivers crashing into seven cars parked along the street. Witnesses told police that two black sedans, one a 2010 BMW, and the other a 1991 Toyota, speeding westbound on Saticoy lost control and crashed into other cars driving eastbound. The BMW also hit parked cars facing eastbound Saticoy.
Several cars were left damaged, and one was found with its rear on the hood of another car.
Both drivers were injured and taken to Northridge Hospital. The BMW driver, identified as Felipe De Jesus Vega Barrios of North Hollywood, was later arrested for driving under the influence.
Anyone with information about this collision can contact LAPD Valley Traffic Detective Luz Montero at (818) 644-8020 or Detective Javier Avila at (818) 644-8034.