A suspected drunken driver almost hit several people in the Imperial Beach coastline in San Diego on Sunday, before he drove his car into the ocean.
The driver, identified as 50-year-old Jorge Mosti, drove his car off the road about 6:30 pm, according to KTLA.
Summer tip: driving your SUV into ocean is not advised. pic.twitter.com/BNUJBBbLbv
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He drove about a mile along the beach, nearly hitting several people on the beach, before the car came to a stop after being partially submerged.
I knew it was a good day to hit up the beach 😂 , looks like a stolen car & the guy ran plus he almost ran over me & Manuel when he came into the beach 🙄
Posted by Angie Correa-Bajonero on Sunday, August 19, 2018
Police say that Mosti then got out of the vehicle and began walking towards Tijuana. Police caught up with him about half a mile away.
He was holding an open can of beer when police spotted him.
Mosti nowfaces charges of reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.