Councilmember Passes Sobriety Test After Car Accident

By EGP News

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar, who represents the 14th District, was involved in a minor collision on Thursday, Oct. 25.

A total of three cars were involved in the accident, according to Huizar’s spokesperson Rick Coca.

“LAPD gave the Councilmember a DUI sobriety test, which of course he passed. The Councilmember is glad that nobody was seriously injured,” Coca said in a written statement.

Huizar was submitted to a sobriety test and passed, confirmed Officer Venus Hall, of LAPD Media Relations.

The collision happened at 6:45 p.m. at the intersection of First Street and Boyle Avenue, near Huizar’s home in Boyle Heights, according to Coca and the LAPD.

Details of the collision were not immediately available.

Information from City News Service was used in this report.

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