SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — An 18-year-old San Jose man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested early Monday morning after colliding with a utility pole near a San Jose mobile home park, police said.

Diego Reyes drove a 1996 Honda four-door car into a utility pole at the intersection of Hillsdale and Narvaez avenues, police said.

Reyes was not injured in the collision, but his 17-year-old passenger sustained leg injuries, which were not life threatening. The passenger was treated and released from Regional Medical Center in San Jose, police said.

Several other utility poles and transmission wires went down in the incident, but no customer power outages were reported, according to PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris.

Reyes was arrested on suspicion of alcohol or drug use and was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on a felony DUI charge and a misdemeanor driver’s license charge, police reported.

Near the downed utility poles, the main entrance to Mountain Springs Mobile Home Park, at 625 Hillsdale Ave., was blocked as utility personnel worked to repair fallen poles, police said.

Officials from Mountain Springs Mobile Home Park said the front entrance reopened at 2 p.m.

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