Needles, CA: Single vehicle Driving Under the Influence collision results in the driver and passenger being injured.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at 8:04pm PT on Saturday, September 1st, 2018, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle traffic collision in the area of East Broadway and Smith Road in Needles, California.
Deputies located the collision on Old Pond Road and Smith Road.
Both the driver, identified by authority as 27 year old Andrew Weekly from Needles, California, and the passenger had been ejected from the vehicle.
The San Bernardino County Fire Department and Baker Emergency Medical Service Ambulance arrived and tended to the injured.
Both subjects were transported to a local hospital and were airlifted to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Alcohol appears to be a factor in the collision.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com
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