A man who plowed his car into two other cars on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto late Thursday morning had just been released 11 hours earlier on a drunk-driving charge in San Mateo County, Palo Alto police reported.
The man was re-arrested by Palo Alto police, also for drunk driving, and now is in Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose on $25,000 bail, according to Agent Dan Ryan.
Occupants of the two cars hit in Palo Alto -- in the 800 block of University about 10:50 a.m. -- suffered minor injuries and were treated and released at Stanford University Hospital, Ryan said.
The driver was identified as Ian Dickey, 43, of Half Moon Bay. Ryan said he had been arrested about 2 p.m. Wednesday in San Mateo County and was released from the county jail in Redwood City at 2 a.m.