Oregon: Juan Garcia and his amazing submarine! Trashed driver busted for DUI after taking dunk into Trask River with his car

Juan Garcia and his submarine Oregon

TILLAMOOK, ORE. (Sept. 18, 2014) — A Tillamook man was arrested for DUII Wednesday night after driving his car into the Trask River at Carnahan Park in Tillamook. The man was able to get out of his vehicle and was helped back to shore by Tillamook fire personnel who were training at the park.

On September 17, 2014 at approximately 8:19 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) and Tillamook Police Department (TPD) were notified that a vehicle drove down the boat ramp into the Trask River at Carnahan Park. Tillamook Fire District personnel were at the park training when the incident occurred and helped the driver to shore from his submerged 2000 Nissan Maxima.

The driver, JUAN JOSE GARCIA, age 34, from Tillamook, was transported by ambulance to Tillamook Regional Medical Center for a medical checkup. Upon release from the hospital, an OSP trooper arrested GARCIA for DUII and lodged him in the Tillamook County Jail.

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