DUI Driver Edward Cox, 75, Seriously Injures Pedestrians in Novato Crash
NOVATO, CA (April 22, 2021) – Authorities detained Edward Cox after a DUI crash along Alameda Del Prado in Novato.
Police determined that the 75-year-old Novato man was under the influence when the accident occurred on Wednesday night.
The incident happened on April 21 when Edward Cox was driving a sedan on Alameda Del Prado in Novato. Police said he then struck a man and a child who were in a crosswalk at the time.
Firefighters soon responded to the scene near Posada del Sol and found the two pedestrians who ended up hurt as a result of the collision.
Father and Child Hit by Car on Alameda Del Prado
Medical personnel initially rushed the 4-year-old boy to MarinHealth Medical Center. They then airlifted him to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland with critical injuries.
Paramedics also took the 27-year-old father to MarinHealth for treatment of major injuries. Officials did not release the names of the wounded victims and their condition at this time.
According to the article published by the Marin Independent Journal, the accident took place at about 8:30 p.m. Meanwhile, police soon arrested Edward Cox and booked him into the county jail.
Authorities added that the suspect was released on bail pending a review by the district attorney’s office. The Novato DUI crash is still under investigation.
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