< Back to All News

One Crash Leads to A Second Incident and Two Arrests

Two separate arrests were made around one crash on Highway 174 near Meyer Road on Thursday night between 10:15 and 11:15. The CHP report that 38 yr old Christian Baker was traveling southbound toward Colfax when he lost control of his 1998 Acura, went off the road, and overturned. Baker was able to extricate himself from the vehicle and was contacted by CHP and Peardale-Chicago Park Fire Department personnel responding to the collision. Baker suffered minor injuries and was also determined to be under the influence of alcohol. Baker was taken into custody and transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital for treatment.

A second vehicle driven by 22 year old Kyle Love approaching the accident area failed to stop at the traffic control for the previous accident. Love drove around the fire department personnel holding a large stop sign and proceeded into the oncoming lane. CHP personnel intercepted Love’s vehicle on-foot and stopped him in the road closure area. A subsequent investigation determined Love was also driving under the influence. He was taken into custody and booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment

*

*

* captcha