Multiple Victims Hospitalized after DUI Car Accident near Meridian Road

CHICO, CA (December 9, 2021) – Tuesday night, 32-year-old Adan Reyes was arrested after a DUI rollover crash on Highway 32.

The accident occurred on the westbound lanes of the highway near Meridian Road. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

According to officials, Reyes was driving a 2005 Dodge Neon westbound when he passed multiple cars and ended up striking the rear of a Mitsubishi truck.

Initial investigations stated that the truck was heading south on Meridian Road, and stopped at the junction to make a right turn.

The impact of the collision threw the truck to the its side. Officers located the Sun City male truck driver, with his three passengers, including a 7-year-old child.

Responding medics rushed the involved parties to a nearby hospital with non-critical injuries.  Eventually, California Highway Patrol officers arrested Reyes for felony DUI inflicting bodily harm.

At this time, authorities have not released to the identities of the injured victims. However, an active investigation is still ongoing.

Once available, further details will be provided.

Operating a vehicle under the influence is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a driver. If you find yourself unable to safely drive, you can always contact a Lyft or Uber instead.


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