Police: DUI Suspect Claimed to Be Picking Up Daughter


A DUI suspect allegedly told an officer he was on his way to pick up his daughter from daycare when he reportedly crashed into a building.

The accident happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday on the 5600 block of North Union Blvd. in Colorado Springs. The area is between Vickers Dr. and Montebello Dr. W.

Anthony Martinez, 31, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Martinez was not hurt in the accident, according to police.

Police said there is considerable damage to the storefront where Martinez allegedly crashed. It was closed and no one was inside at the time of the accident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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