City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||PRESS RELEASE #12-5243|
|Subject :||VEHICLE CRASHES INTO HOUSE|
DRIVER ARRESTED FOR FELONY DUI AND HIT AND RUN
|Contact :||Steve Sexton, Sergeant, Woodland Police Department 530-661-7800|
|On 10-06-2012 at approx. 2:28 A.M. a vehicle accident was reported to have occurred at the s/w corner of Mariposa Av. and W. Woodland Av. On arrival officers found a vehicle had collided with a tree in the front yard of that residence. No one was located in the vehicle which sustained major front end damage.|
Witnesses said they saw several subjects running away from the scene of the crash prior to the police arriving. Officers located a 22 year old Woodland man on Mariposa St. s/of the accident who was injured. The victim was later determined to have been a passenger in the wrecked vehicle. The victim was transported to Woodland Memorial Hospital with non-life threateniing injuries.
At approx. 2:54 A. M. Officers located the owner of the vehicle on the baseball field of Woodland High. The owner, 26 year old Woodland resident Robert L. Williams, was later determined to be the driver of the vehicle during the collision. Williams was not injured.
Williams was later determined to be driving under the influence. Williams was arrested for felony DUI and felony Hit and Run. Williams was booked at the Yolo Co. Jail.