Driver Involved in Watsonville Hit-and-Run near Alisa Circle, Arrested

WATSONVILLE, CA (October 14, 2022) – Wednesday morning, a hit-and-run on Clifford Avenue led to the arrest of Alexis Chavez.

The collision occurred around 8:00 a.m. after Chavez struck two parked cars near Alisa Circle.

According to reports, the impact of the collision caused the suspect’s car to overturn. Chavez then fled the scene on foot. However, witnesses to the crash were able to give police enough information to locate the suspect.

Later, authorities managed to locate 26-year-old Alexis Chavez on Pennsylvania Drive and Winding Way. Chavez has apparent injuries from the incident; however, it remains unclear whether or not she was intoxicated.

At this time, police have not released any further details regarding the incident. Although, authorities encourage those with further information regarding the Clifford Avenue crash to contact Watsonville Officials immediately.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activities which create a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a hit-and-run. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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