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Cal Poly football player allegedly crashes into parked car, injuring two

Marvin Abou, 22, of San Luis Obispo was arrested Sunday, April 19, 2015 arrested on suspicion of felony DUI, causing an injury. Original story »
Marvin Abou, 22, of San Luis Obispo was arrested Sunday, April 19, 2015 arrested on suspicion of felony DUI, causing an injury. Original story »

A 22-year-old San Luis Obispo man was arrested early morning after an incident in which he allegedly lost control of his car, injuring two people when his vehicle struck a parked car, according to a news release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

Shortly after 1 a.m., Marvin Abou was allegedly driving a 2004 Jeep Wrangler eastbound on the 2100 block of Loomis Street in San Luis Obispo when he lost control of the vehicle. The Jeep overturned and struck a parked and unoccupied 1997 Lexus sedan. Two of the passengers in the Jeep sustained minor injuries and were transported by a private party to an area hospital for treatment, the release said.

Marvin Abou is on the Cal Poly football team, confirmed Cal Poly spokesman Jay Thompson.

Police suspect that Abou was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. He was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI, causing an injury, and was booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail set at $100,000.

Police are asking anyone with further information to call the San Luis Obispo Police Department at 781-7317 or Crime Stopper at 549-STOP.

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