DUI Driver Crashes Into Gas Station, Leaving Teen Injured

The Victorville Daily Press and Yahoo! News reports that a Victorville man was arrested after he crashed his SUV into the front of a Chevron gas station and fled the crash scene.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Central Station stated on Monday that at approximately 10:08 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, dispatchers received a call of shots fired at the Chevron gas station on Wagon Train Road.

Eyewitnesses to the incident told deputies that a man driving a 2021 Ford Explorer crashed his vehicle into the business’s front entrance and hit a teen standing inside. The suspect then fled the scene of the crash.

Paramedics took the boy to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He is expected to be ok. 

As the suspect sped away, an unidentified person fired shots at the SUV. The shooter also fled the scene before deputies arrived.

A short time later, deputies spotted the suspect vehicle on the northbound side of Interstate 15.  The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Kevin Williams, had pulled his SUV onto the shoulder of the freeway when deputies caught up to him.

Deputies questioned Williams and said that he was displaying signs of alcohol intoxication.  He was arrested for DUI, felony hit and run, and causing injury. Williams was booked into the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino. A judge set his bond at $40,000. According to booking records at the Central Detention Center, Williams posted bail and was released.

The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with any information about the crash to contact them at (909) 387-3545.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at (800) 782-7463 or visit their website at wetip.com.

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