2 Seriously Injured in Madera Accident Along Highway 41 on February 26
MADERA (December 15, 2017) – An alleged DUI hit-and-run crash along Highway 41 seriously two people earlier this year on February 26, according to The Fresno Bee and Sierra News Online.
As per the reports, officials said 62-year-old Donald Edward Anderson was driving on Highway 41 when he crashed his car into an oncoming vehicle. He was reportedly traveling at 55 mph at the time.
Two passengers of the other car suffered major injuries as a result of the wreck. Their names were not released.
Meanwhile, Anderson did not stop and fled the scene following the collision. He was later found and believed to have been under the influence of Alprazolam, a controlled sedative, and cocaine when the crash occurred.
After further investigation, the Fresno man was found guilty of driving under the influence of a drug and causing injury; fleeing the scene of an accident; failing to appear in court; and a misdemeanor count of driving on a suspended license.
Due to his prior criminal record of two strikes and two DUI convictions, he will be sentenced to 12 years on January 11, 2018, in Department 22, of the Madera Superior Court.
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