Richard Hall Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving near Jug Handle Creek Bridge
FORT BRAGG, CA (June 16, 2018) – Three people were hospitalized Saturday afternoon following a head-on DUI crash on Highway 1.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at about 12:15 PM near Jug Handle Creek Bridge. A 2003 Saturn, driven by 64-year-old Richard Hall of Fort Bragg, was heading north on the highway at approximately 60 mph when it veered into the path of a southbound 2013 Ford.
The Ford driver, a 47-year-old Napa woman, along with her 47-year-old male passenger, was taken to Mendocino Coast District Hospital in Fort Bragg with major injuries. Hall also sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Officers later arrested Hall on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision.
The identities of the Ford occupants remain undisclosed as the CHP claimed that the report was still incomplete. No further details were immediately available to the public.
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