Perris: Drunk Dad Arrested after Hitting a Stopped Vehicle

Officers from the Perris Police Department responded to a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Ramona Expressway and Perris Blvd, in the city of Perris. Marko Piatkowski was travelling east on Ramona Expressway when he made a sudden lane change and struck a stopped vehicle, which in turn collided into another vehicle.

No injuries were reported, however, Piatkowski was determined to be driving while impaired by alcohol.

Piatkowski had his 2 year old child with him in the vehicle, and fortunately the child did not suffer any injuries. The child was released to family members. Piatkowski received a medical clearance at a local hospital before being booked for DUI and Child Endangerment at the Robert Presley Detention Center.

This investigation is on-going. Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to call Deputy Jesse Maldonado at the Perris Police Department, (951) 210-1000. The Perris Police Department encourages the public not to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. To report drunk drivers, please call 911

Press Release Provided By the Riverside Sheriffs Department