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Man who crashed car suspected of DUI

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A Madera man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol early Tuesday after he fled from officers on State Route 99 and crashed his car, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officers said Robert Allan Simmons, 23, was northbound on SR 99 when he was seen driving erratically about 4:30 a.m.

Simmons sustained moderate injuries in the crash.

Simmons allegedly failed to stop and fled from officers onto the eastbound Avenue 17 off-ramp. He continued down Avenue 17 at high speeds until he lost control of the Subaru STI coupe he was driving, officers said...


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