Suspected drunk driver arrested in hit-and-run
Police arrested a 30-year-old driver suspected of driving drunk after he allegedly fled the scene of a collision early this morning in South San Francisco.
At 12:03 a.m., officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run collision at 41 Oak Avenue, according to police.
No one was injured in the collision. Witnesses were able to give a description of the driver, as well his vehicle, who fled the scene.
Officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle as it was traveling on Airport Boulevard, at Miller Avenue, just as it was about to enter northbound U.S. Highway 101, police said.
Officers were able to stop the vehicle and contact the driver. He was identified as Rogelio Morales-Saraccini of San Francisco.
After a preliminary investigation, officers determined Morales Saraccini had been driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Officers arrested him on suspicion of driving while under the influence and fleeing from the scene of a collision. He was booked into the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City.