Suspected drunk driver tried to light cigarette with his burning car

There’s drunk, and then there’s wasted. California Highway Patrol (CHP) says 25-year-old Robert Quigley rear-ended an SUV that was stopped in traffic on westbound Interstate 80 just west of Antelope Road on Sunday night (July 8th.) The car Quigley was driving burst into flames. Witnesses tell police a shirtless Quigley exited the vehicle and then turned back to his burning car to light a cigarette– and singed part of his eyebrows off in the process. Quigley sustained a burn on his neck from his seatbelt. No one else was injured in the crash. He’s been charged on suspicion of driving under the influence– it was his second time being picked up for DUI in the last week.

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