REDMOND, OR -- A 34-year-old Redmond man was arrested fro drunk driving, Saturday night, after he crashed his pickup into a canal. Officers first saw the pickup on a section of Southwest Canal Boulevard currently closed for construction.
The driver sped away from police but the pickup was found a few minutes later, after it crashed into the nearby COID canal. When officers approached, they say the Anthony Castaneda was still trying to drive the truck, despite being partially submerged in the water.
Firefighters conducted a water rescue and pulled out the driver; it took several more hours to safely remove the pickup. Castaneda was evaluated by medics prior to going to jail.