Victim Hospitalized after West First Avenue DUI Crash
CHICO, CA (October 25, 2021) – Authorities arrested Rebecca Griffiths after a DUI crash at a Chico intersection Wednesday morning.
According to the police, the collision occurred around 12:50 a.m. when a green Ford Mustang with white racing stripes ran a red light.
As a result, the suspect crashed into a westbound vehicle at the intersection of W. First Avenue.
Afterwards, the Mustang enters the traffic signal control box and controls the traffic lights.
Eventually, the officers arrived at the scene and arrested 19-year-old Rebecca Griffith for felony DUI.
Meanwhile, paramedics transported the driver to a hospital with minor injuries.
Chico officials are investigating the DUI crash.
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