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Two Boys Injured In Ventura After Vehicle Police Say Was Being Driven By Drunk Driver Hits Them

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 12:01am


Two boys are lucky to be alive this morning, after they were hit by a vehicle Ventura Police say was being driven by a drunk driver.

It happened at around six yesterday morning, near Ventura Avenue, and Sunnyway Drive in Ventura.

Police say Garrett Ehritt was driving north on Ventura Avenue, when he veered left at an intersection, went over a curb, hit a streetlight, and then hit the two boys.

The pole diminished the impact of the vehicle, so the seven and ten year old boys escaped with minor injuries. The 21 year old driver was arrested on a felony DUI charge.


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