A driver police say was trying to avoid a sobriety checkpoint in Ventura was arrested after leading officers on a chase, and getting into two traffic accidents in the process.
It started at about 1:30 Saturday morning, on Harbor Boulevard south of Schooner Drive.
Police say Hector Aguayo saw the checkpoint, and made a u-turn, speeding away from it. As police started to chase the vehicle, it first hit a street sign, but kept going. It then smashed into some parked cars on Seahorse Avenue.
The 31 year old driver and a passenger tried to flee on foot. Aguayo broken an ankle jumping over a fence, and was arrested for DUI, hit and run, and evading officers.