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Melissa Williams Arrested DUI Crash Porterville Main Street

Melissa Williams Arrested DUI Crash Porterville Main Street

Melissa Williams DUI Porterville

Melissa Williams, 43, ID’d as Suspect in Porterville DUI Crash on Main Street

PORTERVILLE, CA (March 21, 2022) – Authorities detained Melissa Williams after a DUI crash on Main Street in Porterville.

Police determined that the 43-year-old Lindsay woman was allegedly under the influence of drugs or medication when the collision took place on Saturday.

The incident began when Melissa Williams was driving south in the 1000 block of North Main Street in Porterville. At the same time, a 25-year-old woman was walking northbound along the western shoulder of the road.

Police said for an unknown reason, Melissa Williams then swerved off the roadway. The Porterville Recorder and FOX 26 News wrote that in the process, she struck the pedestrian.

Woman, 25, Hit and Critically Injured

The accident occurred on March 19 at around 8 p.m. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found the victim lying on the side of the road.

She sustained major injuries as a result of the collision. Medical personnel rushed the victim to the hospital and listed her in critical condition.

The reports did not release the name of the wounded patient. Meanwhile, police soon arrested Melissa Williams for DUI.

Officers booked her at the South County Detention Facility without incident and in lieu of $100,000 bail. The Porterville DUI crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information can call the police at 559-782-7400.


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