Man arrested after truck crashes into apartment building

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - At approximately 1:30 Thursday morning Bakersfield police officers were dispatched to 5101 Marsha Street to investigate after a vehicle collided with an apartment building.

When they arrived, officers discovered 28-year-old Luis Vicente Perez of Bakersfield had lost control of his 2001 white Chevy Silverado while driving southbound through the 300 block of South Montclair Street.

Perez struck two parked cars, causing major damage to one, and then collided into the east side of an apartment building, according to police.

The building had minor damage and no one in the building was hurt.

Enrique Cazares, 23, was a passenger in Perez's vehicle and suffered moderate injuries.

Both were taken to an area hospital and treated for their injuries.

Police arrested Perez for felony driving under the influence and driving while unlicensed.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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