Padilla Moreno Injured after Police Pursuit on Highway 29 [Napa, CA]
High Speed Pursuit Ends in Vehicle Collision that injured Padilla Moreno and his Passenger
NAPA, CA (September 10, 2021) – Last Sunday, 23-year-old Padilla-Moreno and his passenger were injured attempting to escape police.
The collision occurred around 2:43 a.m. on the northbound Highway 29, along the right shoulder of the road.
According to police, Moreno was stopped on the shoulder in a 2017 Honda Accord when police came to investigate, he fled at a high rate of speed.
Eventually the pursuit ended when Padilla Moreno lost control of his vehicle, then proceeded to strike two parked cars as well as a chain-link fence.
As a result, the unidentified passenger in the Accord was injured and transported to a local hospital, as well as Moreno.
Moreover, the conditions of both passengers are unknown at this time.
An active investigation is currently underway to determine why the chase started. More information will be released as it becomes available.
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