DAVIS (CBS13) – A 21-year-old man suspected of driving drunk was arrested after he rear-ended a UC Davis bus full of students, police say.
The incident happened on Nov. 8 around 7:40 p.m. Davis police say a Unitrans bus was on Russell Boulevard when a driver crashed into it.READ MORE: Ring Videos Show Creepy Encounters By Man At Home of Sacramento Mother And Her Children
Police say the bus was loaded with students, but no injuries were reported.
The driver of the car ran away before officers could get to the scene. However, police say once they started looking he came back and was taken into custody.READ MORE: 'I Thank God': More California Churches To Offer Vaccines In Effort To Reach Underserved Communities
Officers noted that the driver showed signs of being under the influence of alcohol. A breathalyzer test showed his blood-alcohol level to be over three times the legal limit, police say.
The driver has been identified by police as 21-year-old Noah Amerault.MORE NEWS: 'A Trend That Won't Go Away': Sacramento City Leaders Consider Permanent Plans For Street Dining
With the bus being full and Russell Boulevard busy with vehicle, pedestrian and bicycle traffic, police say the crash could have been much worse.