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Maximilian Freels Arrested DUI Crash Chico Cohasset Road Azalea Avenue

Maximilian Freels Arrested DUI Crash Chico Cohasset Road Azalea Avenue

Maximilian Freels DUI crash Chico

Maximilian Freels, 23, Suspect in Chico DUI Crash at Cohasset Road and Azalea Avenue

CHICO, CA (August 17, 2021) – Authorities detained Maximilian Freels after a DUI crash near Cohasset Road and Azalea Avenue in Chico.

Police determined that the 23-year-old Chico man was under the influence of drugs when the wreck occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident began when Maximilian Freels was driving a Dodge Charger at a high rate of speed north on Cohasset Road in Chico.

Chico police said he then struck a Mazda 3 which was making a left turn onto Cohasset from Azalea Avenue at the time. The two cars crashed near the intersection.

2 Injured in Car Collision

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found the two occupants of the Mazda hurt as a result of the collision.

Medical personnel took the male driver of the Mazda to the Enloe Medical Center for treatment of major injuries. They treated his a 17-year-old son for the minor wounds he sustained in the wreck.

Meanwhile, Maximilian Freels ended up hospitalized for minor injuries. Police located a handgun and a loaded magazine inside his Dodge.

They soon arrested Maximilian Freels for felony DUI, concealed carry of a firearm, and criminal storage of a firearm. Authorities booked him into the Butte County Jail in lieu of a $81,000 bail.

KRCRTV News and Action News Now wrote that the accident took place at about 2:47 p.m. The Chico DUI crash is still under investigation.

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