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Atwater DUI Hit-and-Run Crash Redwood Avenue and Third Street

Atwater DUI Hit-and-Run Crash Redwood Avenue and Third Street

Atwater crash Redwood Avenue Third Street

2 Injured in Atwater DUI Hit-and-Run Crash at Redwood Avenue and Third Street

ATWATER, CA (August 3, 2021) – Two were injured after a DUI hit-and-run crash at Redwood Avenue and Third Street in Atwater.

According to an article published by The Merced Sun Star, the accident took place on Monday evening. Officers reported the wreck on August 2 at about 7:45 p.m.

The incident began when a white Buick Regal was traveling east on Redwood Avenue, approaching Third Street in Atwater. At the same time, a white Chevrolet Silverado was going north on Third Street.

Police said the Buick then ran a posted stop sign and hit the right side of the pickup truck. The impact forced the Chevrolet across the intersection, where it collided with the front end of a white Honda Civic.

3 Cars Collide

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene. They treated the two occupants of the Silverado who ended up hurt as a result of the collision.

The man driving the pickup and his female adult passenger sustained minor injuries in the wreck. Officials did not release their names and condition at this time.

Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the Buick did not stop to render aid and fled the area. They located him and determined that he was under the influence when he struck the victims.

Authorities soon arrested the motorist on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. They forced the intersection of Redwood Avenue and Third Street to shut down following the wreck.

The Atwater DUI hit-and-run crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information can call the police at 209-357-6396.

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