Man Arrested after DUI Collision on East Gridley Road

BUTTE COUNTY, CA (April 14, 2022) – Early Saturday morning, a man was airlifted to a local hospital after a DUI accident on Gridley Road.

The incident occurred around 1:10 a.m., on East Gridley Road on April 2. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

At this time, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. However, reports indicate that two vehicles were involved.

Additionally, authorities arrested a driver for driving under the influence. Although, authorities have not yet released their name or place of residency.

Paramedics responded and airlifted the suspect with a fractured femur to Enloe Medical Center.

Meanwhile, the suspect’s passenger and the driver of the other car refused hospitalization, and it is unknown if they sustained injuries. At this time, the California Highway Patrol is still investigating the DUI accident.

Driving under the influence is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a driver. If you find yourself unable to drive safely, you can always contact a Lyft or Uber. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.


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