Man charged with DUI following collision in Lexington

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LEXINGTON,Ky. (WTVQ) – Two people were sent to the hospital and one to jail after a DUI crash Monday morning, according to Lexington Police.

Investigators say a car ran a red light on Old Frankfort Pike near Forbes Road and collided with an SUV.

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Police say the force of the collision pushed the vehicles into the traffic box, causing the stoplights to go dark.

The driver of the car, Jacinto Varquez, was arrested for DUI, according to police.

A passenger in Vazquuez’s car and a person in the SUV were taken to the hospital, according to investigators.