Chilcoot, CA- Roadwork Flagger And Driver Injured In Highway 70 DUI Crash
A California roadwork flagger sustained major injuries and a driver was also injured in a suspected DUI crash in cone zone Monday night, July 8, 2019, in Chilcoot, CA. According to the California Highway Patrol, a few minutes before 8 pm, Eugene Hill Of Palmdale, CA, was headed west on Highway 70 in a Toyota Tundra, approaching a roadwork area. A flagger was then holding a stop sign at the time and the driver of a Nissan Rogue was stopping at that sign. According to CHP, Hill struck the Nissan at high-speed, and the Nissan hit the flagger, who was then thrown into the air, landing in a ditch. He sustained major injuries from the accident. The Nissan also landed in a ditch. Its driver was reportedly sustained moderate to serious injuries. The Toyota also overturned. Its driver, Hill, was arrested under the suspicion of felony DUI and was booked into the Plumas County jail. Hill only sustained minor injuries.
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