Police say he suffered minor injuries after he made U-turn in front of another vehicle

A driver suffered minor injuries and was cited for driving under the influence after two-cars collided in the 100 block of East Kern Sunday night.

Taft Police said Alonso Maralopez was eastbound in the slow traffic lane in the 100 block of East Kern about 9:45 p.m. when he attempted a U-turn and turned right into the path of another eastbound car in the fast lane.

The cars collided.
Maralopez suffered minor injuries in the crash and was taken by ambulance to a Bakersfield hospital for treatment, Taft Police said.

The other driver, Oscar Morales, 20, was not injured.

Maralopez was cited for misdemeanor drunk driving.