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Truck crashes into backyard, dives into pool; driver arrested

October 27, 2011 |  9:53 am

Truck crashes into Buena Park pool
A man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after he allegedly crashed a pickup truck through a wall and into a swimming pool in the backyard of a Buena Park home on Thursday.

The crash occurred at about 1:20 a.m. on the 6400 block of Dale Street.

The 25-year-old driver was able to free himself from the truck after it crashed into the pool, was treated on the scene for minor injuries and arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, said Buena Park police Cpl. Andy Luong.

There were no passengers in the truck.

The residents of the house, Cal State Fullerton students, were studying for midterms when the truck smashed through the wall, KTLA reported.


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Photo: The pickup truck at rest in the swimming pool behind a Buena Park home. Credit: KTLA-TV