Hit-And-Run on G Street near 25th Street Left One Injured

MERCED, CA (December 23, 2021) – Authorities arrested Russell Garcia after a DUI multi-vehicle crash on G Street, Friday night.

Police responded to a reported collision on G Street, near 25th Street after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area.

According to reports, three vehicles were involved in the collision. Additionally, at least one person was found suffering from minor injuries.

Shortly after, officers located the suspect’s front license plate at the scene along with a huge oil trail, which they used to track the car’s whereabouts. The evidence led them to 51-year-old Garcia’s home.

Eventually, police conducted a field sobriety test on Russell Garcia and detected signs of intoxication, leading to his arrest.

At this time, no further information is available regarding the state of the others involved.

One small driving mistake can lead to a car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all traffic laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances.

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