Suspected DUI Crash near Casa Grande Road Leads to Driver’s Arrest

PETALUMA, CA (November 2, 2022) -Sunday morning, police arrested Daniel Bagley after a DUI crash on Ely Boulevard South left a woman injured.

The incident happened at around 5:20 a.m. at the intersection of Ely Boulevard and Casa Grande Road. 

According to the report, a gray sedan collided with a redwood tree at the intersection’s roundabout. As a result, the vehicle sustained a large amount of damage with a female passenger inside. The driver, however, fled the scene on foot. 

Responding emergency personnel transported the passenger to a nearby hospital for serious injuries. Meanwhile, the injured woman identified the driver as 48-year-old Daniel Bagley of Petaluma. 

Following the collision, authorities located Bagley in his residence with injuries consistent with a vehicular accident. He was medically cleared at a local hospital, then booked into Sonoma County Jail for DUI and other related charges.

Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. However, these are impaired when alcohol and certain medications or illegal drugs are in the body. Never drive while impaired as the consequences can be devastating for you and for others. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, or taxi. If possible, reach out to a family member or a friend to come and pick you up. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a DUI crash. 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 them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.


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