REDDING: 3 Injured in DUI Hit-and-Run Crash on Old Oregon Trail and Viking Way
REDDING, California (July 24,2016) – Three were injured after a DUI hit-and-run crash in the area of Old Oregon Trail and Viking Way Friday night, according to Record Searchlight.
The collision involving two vehicles occurred, north of Highway 44.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 40-year-old Paul Cortopassi was driving a 2004 Dodge pickup north on Old Oregon Trail, approaching Viking Way, when he struck a 1997 BMW which was backing out of a driveway.
The driver of the BMW, 43-year-old Mount Shasta resident Anthony L. Graves, complained of pain while his two passengers were taken to Mercy Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries. They were identified as 23-year-old Nora Guthrie and 1-year-old Jeffrey Scott III.
The two occupants who were hospitalized are from Red Bluff.
Meanwhile, Cortopassi did not stop to render aid and fled to his home. He was located and then arrested him on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run, both felonies.
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