Deputies use drone to track down suspected DUI driver without success

Deputies used a drone to track down a suspected DUI driver without success. A Fresno County sheriff’s deputy noticed a driver in a pickup truck who appeared to be under the influence. The driver took off after a failed attempt from the deputy to pull him over.

Deputies use drone to track down suspected DUI driver without success

The subsequent pursuit started around 7 p.m. on Monday night and the pickup driver led the Fresno County sheriff’s deputy through Fresno county in . The driver of the pickup truck reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour before losing control of the vehicle and crashing into a tree as he tried to make a turn at Highway 180 and Garfield Avenue, reports ABC 30.

Fresno County sheriff’s deputies arrested four people inside the vehicle, but they believe the driver got away. A police drone was used by the sheriff’s office to try and locate the driver throughout the night but without success.

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