Man Charged With DUI, Leaving the Scene of Early Morning Crash With Injury


Anthony Martinez, 21, is charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident, DUI and open container violation.

A Caldwell man is behind bars at the Ada County Jail, charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an injury accident.

Boise Police say they observed the suspect's vehicle run a red light on Front Street and Capitol Boulevard early this morning. Officer said they saw the vehicle nearly collided with one car and crashed into another at the corner of Ninth and 11th streets. The suspect did not stop after the collision, but was ultimately stopped by law enforcement.

Officers said they saw a spilled bottle of beer on the floor board of the suspect's vehicle and the driver, who appeared to be very intoxicated, failed two field sobriety tests.

21-year-old Anthony Martinez of Caldwell was booked into the lockup on a felony count of leaving the scene of an injury accident, DUI and violating the open container law.