SPANISH FORK, Utah (ABC4 News) – A Utah County man with a record of driving under the influence was arrested again for impairment following a head-on collision.
According to police records, David Alarcon, 38, lost control of his vehicle on Saturday while driving on U.S. 89 in Spanish Fork. He hit another vehicle head-on. Officers confirmed through a witness and Alarcon’s own admission that he was the driver
When police arrived at the scene of the accident, officers said Alarcon was staggering and swaying as he stood and walked. His speech was slow and slurred. They said several beer cans inside his vehicle.
According to medical personnel, Alarcon admitted to consuming half a bottle of tequila before driving and said he just recently got out of rehab for alcohol addiction.
Police records revealed Alarcon was found guilty for DUI in 2017 and 2018. He now faces charges for DUI with two or more prior conviction within 10 years, failure to stay in one lane, driving on a suspended or revoked license and ignition interlock violation.
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