One Injured, Keith Rector Arrested in DUI Crash on West 5th Street [Chico, CA]

One Injured, Keith Rector Arrested in DUI Crash on West 5th Street [Chico, CA]

Injury in Hit-and-Run Crash on West 5th Street

Chico, CA (December 18, 2021)– On Thursday, officers arrested 26-year-old Keith Rector in a DUI crash on West 5th Street that resulted in an injury.

Apparently, a black sedan struck the pedestrian who was crossing the intersection of Cherry Street and then drove away.

Responding officers rushed the victim to the hospital in extremely critical condition and underwent emergency surgery. 

Then, 20 minutes later, Rector, still driving the black sedan, went back to the accident scene and admitted that he was the suspect driver. 

Officers arrested Keith Rector for felony DUI and felony hit-and-run with bail set at $100,000.

Police said Rector’s occupation is a firefighter. They are working to find which agency he works for.

Never drink and drive. Be a responsible driver to avoid accidents.


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Moreover, seeking compensation for your injuries after a serious accident can be very stressful, and take up a lot of your time. Thus, having a personal injury lawyer will provide you with the space and peace of mind you need to recover. Let our seasoned attorneys deal with the complex legalities of this case for you. 

That is why the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.

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