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Costa Mesa Police Department
Saturday April 8th, 2017 :: 03:09 p.m. PDT


Accident on Placentia Avenue and 17th Street cleared

This afternoon at 12:16 p.m., April 8, 2017, CMPD responded to calls about an incident where a semi truck was traveling north on Placentia Avenue and making a right hand turn onto 17th Street when the driver in the Mercedes Benz sedan tried to squeeze in on the right and pass the semi truck. The driver Brian Elden, 59, Costa Mesa, was arrested for DUI. There were no injuries and the scene has been cleared. The sedan sustained major damage. The investigation is ongoing and that is all the information we have at this moment.

Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-754-5252

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