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Man charged for DUI, criminal damage after crashing into saguaro

TUCSON – After getting in a sticky situation Wednesday morning, a driver involved in the saguaro-vehicle collision was charged for criminal damage and driving under the influence.

According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 39-year-old Kai Scott reportedly crashed into a saguaro near the intersection of First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. PCSD said the cactus reportedly slammed through the vehicle’s windshield.

Officials say the saguaro just missed the driver in the incident, with only minor injuries reported in the crash.

PCSD detained Scott a short time later after he allegedly showed signs of impairment.

Scott was charged with DUI and one count of criminal damage.

Stay with News 4 Tucson as this story develops.

On July 10, 2019, at approximately 9:20am, deputies responded to the area of 1st Avenue and Agave Place reference a…

Posted by Pima County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday, July 10, 2019



Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead digital content producer at News 4 Tucson. The award-winning journalist previously worked as a community reporter in Jasper County, Iowa.
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