On Sunday, February 10, 2019, at approximately 11:25 pm, the Seal Beach Police Department and the Orange County Fire Authority responded to an injury traffic collision which occurred at the Chevron gas station located at 2950 Westminster Avenue.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle driving northbound on Seal Beach Boulevard lost control and collided with a gas pump. A customer was pumping gas at the time of the collision and was struck by the vehicle. The customer was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the vehicle, James Eric Chang, 44 years old of Huntington Beach, was uninjured. He was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol causing injuries and later booked at the Orange County Jail.
This investigation is currently ongoing. If you have any information related to this accident, please contact Traffic Investigator Keith Phan (562) 799-4100 ext. 1625.
This article was released by the Seal Beach Police Department.