52-Year-Old Amalia Contreras Hernandez Arrested in DUI Hit-and-Run Accident on Yount Street
Napa, CA (October 8, 2021) On Tuesday, a motorist suffered injuries after 52-Year-Old Amalia Contreras Hernandez struck their vehicle on the 900 block of Yount Street.
Police say that the incident happened around 6:34 p.m. where an eastbound Hernandez did not stop on a sign and hit a vehicle heading south on Main Street.
Authorities arrested Hernandez of Napa, on a felony DUI allegation.
Moreover, Police say that Hernandez continues driving south before attempting to flee on foot into a backyard on Main Street.
Meanwhile, the driver of the other vehicle suffered injuries. However, the rescuers did not take the driver to a hospital.
Additionally, Police took Hernandez to the Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center and then booked at the Napa County jail.
Authorities say booked her on felony allegations of causing injury by DUI and hit-and-run.
Finally, police say that she was released around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
When you are behind the wheel, it is a driver’s responsibility to follow all traffic laws. In doing so, one can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles and motorists.
Moreover, if you feel unable to drive, you can always use a rideshare app instead.
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