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Merced DUI Hit-and-Run Crash Gracey Elementary School Northwest Avenue

Merced DUI Hit-and-Run Crash Gracey Elementary School Northwest Avenue

Merced DUI hit-and-run crash Elementary School Northwest

1 Injured in Merced DUI Hit-and-Run Crash Near Elementary School on Northwest

MERCED, CA (July 10, 2021) – A DUI hit-and-run crash injured a passenger near Gracey Elementary School on Northwest Avenue in Merced.

The Merced Sun Star and Your Central Valley wrote that the accident took place on Friday, July 9.

Merced police said two vehicles collided in the area of Gracey Elementary School on Northwest Avenue. One of them rolled over upon impact.

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found a passenger of a vehicle involved hurt as a result of the collision.

2 Cars Collide

Medical personnel then took the victim to a hospital for treatment of a traumatic arm injury. Officials did not disclose the name of the wounded party and their condition at this time.

Meanwhile, police affirmed that the male driver of the overturned car fled on foot. They located him in the 800 block of U Street and determined that he was under the influence of alcohol at the time.

The man ended up hospitalized with unspecified injuries. Police soon arrested him on suspicion of felony DUI and fleeing the scene of a collision that caused a traumatic injury.

Officers forced a portion of Northwest Avenue near Gracey Elementary School to close following the crash. The Merced DUI hit-and-run collision is still under investigation.

Anyone with any information can call the police at 209-385-6905 or email [email protected].

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