TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A driver ended up in a prickly predicament - but largely unhurt - after a collision with a cactus early Wednesday, July 10.
Kai Scott, 39, was arrested with charges of DUI and criminal damage as the result of the cactus crash, according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department.
The Northwest Fire District said no one was seriously hurt, even though the car came to rest with a large saguaro sticking out of the windshield, just missing the driver.
The PCSD is investigating the wreck, which happened near North First Avenue and East Agave Drive at 9:30 a.m.
Information from the PCSD said the driver appeared disoriented and had minor injuries. Deputies observed alleged signs and symptoms associated with impairment and detained the driver.
According to Crystal Kasnoff, the NWFD public information officer, the driver got into an accident and crossed the median, where he ran into the cactus.
No other details were immediately available.