Rapper Mac Miller was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Thursday following a single-vehicle crash involving a Mercedes G-Class sport utility vehicle in the Hollywood Hills area, police said.
The 26-year-old rapper, whose real name is Malcolm McCormick, was taken into custody after he allegedly left the scene of the crash, which occurred about 12:50 a.m. near Fryman and Brookdale roads, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.
According to the LAPD, the vehicle went over a curb and struck a power pole, and McCormick and his two passengers allegedly got out and ran off. Video showed the power pole leaning on utility lines above the road.
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McCormick was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, with bail set at $15,000, police said. He was released Thursday morning, according to jail records from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
A preliminary court date was set for next month. It wasn't immediately clear whether he has an attorney.