Winston-Salem, NC – Early Sunday morning, police observed a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer traveling north in the southbound lane of U.S. 52, near Akron Drive. That vehicle was being driven by Rafael Sandoval-Perez, 43, of 114 State Street in Winston-Salem.
The Mexican national hit another car, as officers gave chase.
Police eventually rammed Sandoval-Perez’s SUV. He lost control at this point and the vehicle flipped over, according to court documents.
Sandoval-Perez has been charged with driving while impaired, felony speeding to elude arrest, hit and run, careless and reckless driving, speeding, no operators license, open container of alcohol and wrong way on a dual lane road.
Sandoval-Perez was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries,and eventually booked into the Forsyth County Jail.
Sandoval-Perez is scheduled to next appear in court on August 13.