Sioux Falls Man Arrested For DWI After Fleeing Three Car Accident

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 35-year-old was arrested for DWI after he fled the scene of a three vehicle accident.

Police say a 2001 Buick ran a flashing red light heading East on Benson Road.  A 2002 Honda Accord heading North on Cliff Avenue struck the Buick on the passenger side, causing it to strike a third vehicle that was heading West on Benson Road.

The driver of the Honda Accord didn’t stop and kept driving North.

Police were able to stop and arrest Carlos Lopez, the driver on the Accord, near the 4200 block of North Cliff Avenue.

Lopez was arrested on DWI, no insurance, hit-and-run, and suspended license charges

The driver of the Buick was charged for running the red light.

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