Scott Baker, 67, ID’d as Suspect in Novato DUI Crash on Alameda Del Prado
NOVATO, CA (August 28, 2022) – Authorities detained Scott Baker after a DUI hit-and-run crash on Alameda Del Prado in Novato.
Police determined that the 67-year-old Kentfield man was under the influence when the wreck took place earlier this month.
The incident happened when Scott Elwyn Baker was driving a Mercedes E280 on Alameda Del Prado in the Ignacio area of Novato.
Police said he then struck the rear of a Honda Civic north of Posada Del Sol. The Marin Independent Journal wrote that the collision occurred on August 9 at about 8:15 a.m.
1 Injured in Wreck
Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found the driver of the Honda hurt. They provided treatment to the victim who complained of pain following the accident.
The report did not mention the name of the wounded patient and their condition at this time. Meanwhile, the California Highway Patrol said the suspect did not stop to render air and fled the area.
His car became disabled and stopped after about 1,000 feet from the accident site. They arrested Scott Baker on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and various DUI offenses.
They added that he was driving with a suspended license from a prior DUI at the time and had an outstanding warrant involving a DUI case.
Officers soon booked the man into the Marin County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. The Novato DUI crash is still under investigation.
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Source: Marin Independent Journal
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