Rafael Puerta Arrested After Striking, Injuring Driver on Coldwell Avenue [Modesto, CA]


Rafael Puerta Arrested After Striking, Injuring Driver on Coldwell Avenue [Modesto, CA]
Rafael Puerta Arrested After Striking, Injuring Driver on Coldwell Avenue [Modesto, CA]Rafael Puerta Arrested After Striking, Injuring Driver on Coldwell Avenue [Modesto, CA]

Rafael Puerta Detained Following Major-Injury Two-Car Crash on Coldwell Avenue at North 9th Street

 
MODESTO, CA (April 24, 2019) – A Modesto woman suffered critical injuries Sunday evening following a two-car crash at Coldwell Avenue and North 9th Street.
 
The accident occurred around 5 p.m. The woman was operating a Honda Civic westbound on Coldwell Avenue when a northbound Jeep Cherokee broadsided her vehicle.
 
According to Modesto Police Department spokeswoman Sharon Bear, the Jeep Cherokee driver blew through a red light at the time.
 
Authorities identified Rafael Puerta as the Jeep driver whom bystanders chased and detained after the accident before officers arrived.
 
Meanwhile, the 34-year-old Honda driver sought treatment at a local hospital for her critical injuries.
 
Puerta, on the other hand, faces charges and arrest on suspicion of auto theft and burglary. According to Bear, the 29-year-old allegedly stole the keys and Jeep from a Modesto resident.
 
The roads demand our care and safety. If you’re notorious for running red lights, speeding or using your cellphone while driving, you’re increasing the likelihood of a car accident. Avoid this at all cost.


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