Man facing DUI charge after series of crashes

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AVONDALE - Avondale police say a man will likely be charged with driving under the influence following a series of crashes Friday afternoon in the West Valley.

It all unfolded around 3:30 p.m. when a driver collided with another vehicle at Dysart and Sage roads.

The driver fled the scene and was pursued by witnesses.

The male driver turned into a local community at Dysart and Thomas roads just across from Estrella Mountain Community College.

He then struck a number of vehicles and also went onto the property of several homes in the Sage Creek community.

Police were called in and apprehended the driver.

He's been taken to a local hospital for unspecified injuries and when released will be taken into police custody.