Drunk man extricated from car after crash

June 8, 2009 10:15:56 AM PDT
A man who police believe was drunk had to be extricated from his Honda Civic early Sunday morning after a collision with a semi-truck in Santa Rosa, police said.

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Victor Ricardo Galan-Ortiz, 23, was unlicensed, allegedly drunk and possibly driving too fast on Hoen Avenue near Boston Court just after midnight when police said he collided with the truck head-on in the opposing lane.

Galan-Ortiz was taken to a local hospital with significant injuries, but is expected to survive, police said.

Police said he may face drunken-driving charges.

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