Residents of a San Francisco Inner Richmond neighborhood awoke early Friday to the sound of a car slamming into several parked vehicles, authorities said.
San Francisco police said they received calls at around 4 a.m. reporting a vehicle collision near the intersection of Geary Boulevard and 10th Avenue.
Arriving officers found a damaged blue car into the middle of the street and a Honda CRV perched on top of Honda Civic.
“I heard a really loud crash,” said Jason Quintal, who owned one of the vehicles. “I had a suspicion it was my car but I was just like – ‘Oh man, I don’t want to wake up right now.’ Then the cops rang my doorbell.
The driver of the car -- 30-year-old Martine Dere, of San Francisco -- was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with unknown injuries. No one else was injured in the incident.
Police were also investigating a report that the car may have struck a garbage truck on Geary prior to the crash.
San Francisco police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said Dere was arrested on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run.
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