ANTIOCH -- A man suspected of drunken driving was hospitalized with major injuries after crashing a vehicle early Friday morning, police said.

Police arrested the unidentified 24-year-old on suspicion of DUI pending his recovery from injuries suffered when he was thrown from the car during the wreck on Cavallo Road near Minner Avenue, Antioch police Sgt. Desmond Bittner said. The crash happened just before 2:30 a.m.

An ambulance took the driver to a hospital, where the nature of his injuries and prognosis were not immediately known.

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