SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA) — A car somehow ended up perched precariously on a wire in Simi Valley Wednesday night.
Officers called to a solo crash in the 4900 block of Alta Street at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday found a white four-door sedan had driven up a surprisingly sturdy utility pole guide wire.READ MORE: Motorcycle Collides With Sheriff's Patrol Car On Interstate 105
The driver, 25-year-old Jacob Buchanan, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or narcotics and was arrested after undergoing a field sobriety evaluation.READ MORE: Meeting Held To Help Curb Rising Violent Crime In Melrose Corridor
Power was briefly shut off to the area so the car could be safely removed the guide wire.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors And Others At High Risk
No injuries were reported. Simi Valley police said the incident was a reminder that drinking and driving don’t mix, and people who drink alcohol should make sure they have a safe ride home, or use a taxi or rideshare service.