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Chico DUI Car Crash Cohasset Road and Azalea Avenue

Chico DUI Car Crash Cohasset Road and Azalea Avenue

Chico crash Cohasset Azalea

2 Injured in Chico Crash Near Cohasset Road and Azalea Avenue

CHICO, CA (August 17, 2021) – Two were injured after a DUI crash near Cohasset Road and Azalea Avenue in Chico.

According to the KRCRTV News and Action News Now, the accident took place on Tuesday afternoon. Officers reported the wreck at about 2:47 p.m.

The incident happened when a Dodge Charger was traveling north at a high rate of speed on Cohasset Road in Chico. At the same time, a Mazda 3 made a left turn onto Cohasset from Azalea Avenue.

Police said the Dodge then slammed into the Mazda near the intersection. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found the two occupants of the Mazda hurt.

Speeding DUI Driver Hits Another Car

The driver of the Mazda sustained major injuries while the passenger, a 17-year-old, survived with minor wounds as a result of the collision.

Medical personnel took the driver to the Enloe Medical Center for treatment. Officials did not release the names of the wounded parties and their condition at this time.

Meanwhile, the speeding motorist ended up hospitalized for minor injuries. Police determined that the suspect was under the influence when he struck the other car.

They soon arrested him for felony DUI, concealed carry of a firearm, and criminal storage of a firearm. The Chico crash is still under investigation.

Officers forced the area of Cohasset Road and Azalea Avenue to shut down for several hours following the wreck.

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