DUI Hit-and-Run Driver Johnathan Hall, 27, Seriously Injures Police in San Jose Crash
SAN JOSE, CA (May 8, 2021) – Authorities detained Johnathan Hall after a DUI hit-and-run crash that injured a police officer in San Jose.
Officials determined that the 27-year-old San Jose man was under the influence when the accident occurred on Friday, May 7.
The incident happened when a San Jose police officer had just finished a traffic stop on Suncrest Avenue near Perie Lane. He was standing outside his marked patrol SUV.
At the same time, Johnathan Hall was driving a Subaru sedan at a high rate of speed up a hill. He then lost control of his car and struck the officer near the intersection.
Officer Hit by Speeding Car Near Suncrest and Perie
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the victim on the ground with a cut on his head. He sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the collision.
Meanwhile, Jonathan Hall did not stop to render aid to the officer and fled the area. Police soon located the Subaru and arrested him on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and felony DUI.
Authorities booked Hall into the Santa Clara County Main Jail in lieu of a $150,000 bail. The San Jose DUI hit-and-run crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with information can call the police at 408-277-4654 or leave a tip with Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-7867.
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