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Santa Maria DUI Hit-and-Run Crash Highway 101 Near Main Street

Santa Maria DUI Hit-and-Run Crash Highway 101 Near Main Street

1 Badly Injured in Santa Maria DUI Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 101

SANTA MARIA, CA (June 29, 2021) – A DUI hit-and-run crash badly injured one person on Highway 101 in Santa Maria.

According to an article published the Noozhawk, the accident took place on Tuesday afternoon. Officers reported the wreck shortly before 3 p.m.

The incident began when a white Nissan slammed into the center divider on southbound Highway 101, just south of the Main Street on-ramp, in Santa Maria.

The California Highway Patrol said the Nissan then collided with a pickup truck carrying wood at the time. The impact forced the truck onto its side and sent wood debris across the highway.

Drunk Driver Hits Another Car Near Main Street

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found the driver of the pickup truck hurt as a result of the collision.

Medical personnel took the patient to the Marian Regional Medical Center for treatment of moderate injuries. Officials did not release the name of the wounded party and their condition at this time.

Meanwhile, the motorist in the Nissan abandoned the car and fled on foot. CHP caught them and determined that they were under the influence of alcohol at the time.

Authorities soon arrested and took the individual into custody on suspicion of felony DUI. The Santa Maria DUI hit-and-run crash is still under investigation.

Officers forced the southbound on-ramp at Main Street to shut down following the wreck.

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