HAYWARD -- A man who police say was driving with a blood-alcohol content of five times the legal driving limit is in hot water after crashing his car into a parked patrol cruiser and injuring a sheriff's deputy last week.

Roberto Custidio, 29, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and causing injury following the 5 p.m. crash on Friday near the intersection of 162nd Avenue and East 14th Street, just south of Interstate 580, said Sgt. J.D. Nelson.

Custidio, whose address was not known, was behind the wheel of a four-door Chevrolet Caprice when he struck a parked Alameda County Sheriff's Office patrol car as a deputy was getting into it.

The male deputy, who was on duty, suffered head and leg injuries, Nelson said. Custidio suffered a bloody nose but was not seriously injured.

Custidio submitted to a breath test at the scene, Nelson said, which showed his BAC level at .40. In California a person is considered legally impaired to drive at .08.

Both the deputy and Custidio were taken to local hospitals to be treated for their injuries. The deputy was treated and released.

Custidio was taken to Santa Rita Jail, where records show he recently posted bail.

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. ... Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.



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