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Pedestrian struck by DUI driver in San Carlos

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A pedestrian suffered major injuries after being struck and injured by a vehicle driven by an intoxicated man in San Carlos on Tuesday, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to Industrial Road and Brandon Road about 1:35 p.m. on a report of a major accident and located the injured victim, who was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The driver, 26-year-old Anthony Gutierrez, was contacted at the scene.

“Deputies immediately observed Gutierrez displaying symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled substance,” the Sheriff’s Office said. “Gutierrez failed multiple field sobriety tests on scene and was subsequently placed under arrest for [felony driving under the influence].”

Gutierrez was subsequently booked into the San Mateo County Jail without incident.

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