California Commerce Secretary John Bryson Resigns After 911 Call About A Drunk Hit And Run
San Gabriel, California (CNN) Police in San Gabriel, California released the 9-1-1 call from a June accident involving former Commerce Secretary John Bryson. The passenger told the operator that a drunk driver hit their car twice. Police didn't find any evidence of intoxication when they tested Bryson at the scene of a second collision.
Operator: 911 what's your emergency?
Caller: We have a drunk driver that just hit us and fled. He hit us twice, twice, we're actually pursuing him right now.
Operator: Ok, where at?
Caller: We're at San Gabriel Blvd. and Mission Road.
Operator: San Gabriel and Mission? Where did the accident happen?
Caller: Um, at the railroad tracks about a block north of there.
Operator: Why do you think he was drunk?
Caller: He revved his engine and took off and we have another lady following us that says she seen what happened. This guy's drunk. He hit us from the front.
Operator: Ok, ok, where are you at now?
Caller: San Gabriel Boulevard and we're about to cross over Chestnut and we're heading south.
Several drivers managed to box in Bryson's vehicle after it hit the second car.
The Commerce Department said Bryson suffered a seizure.
He has since resigned.
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles County D-A's Office said Bryson would not face any charges.