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One Hurt in Alleged Napa DUI

One person was hospitalized after suffering injuries in an alleged Napa DUI accident on Saturday, February 15, 2020. According to the Napa Police Department (NPD), the crash happened within the city near the downtown area and involved two vehicles. One of the involved drivers has reportedly been placed under arrest on a felony charge of causing injury while driving under the influence.

February 2020 Napa Community Events

As a world-known hub of wine culture, Napa is a place that attracts thousands of people every year. This means that there’s always something going on this unique, lively city, and residents don’t need to look far to find exciting events to attend. From music festivals with top artists to local, community-based functions, Napa offers a variety of great opportunities to everyone looking for something fun to do. Those who live in the area may be interested in the following Napa community events.

Two Hospitalized After Napa Car Crash

On Friday, January 17, 2020, two people were hospitalized after being injured in a Napa car crash. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that the collision involved two vehicles and happened in a rural area a few miles north of Napa City. While specific details about the injuries suffered during the crash were unavailable, medical officials indicated that none of the injuries were life-threatening.

Two Injured in Alleged Napa DUI Accident

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, two people suffered injuries during an alleged Napa DUI accident. California Highway Patrol (CHP) provided information stating that the crash involved two vehicles and happened just south of Napa city during the very early morning. Both injured parties were expected to recover from their trauma.

New Funds Help Fix Napa City Streets

The city of Napa has been improving the quality of its roads over the last decade. Officials from the Napa Public Works Department said on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, that a year-old sales tax, will be used to help protect Napa city streets roads. Furthermore, the city plans to use funds from the tax to repair and extend curbs and sidewalks as well as improve traffic signals and safety features for pedestrians and cyclists.

Defensive Driving in Napa

With rainy weather already blanketing California and more holidays rapidly approaching, it’s an important time to keep roadway safety in mind. NHTSA reports that, typically, a higher percentage of fatal auto accidents happen during the month of December than any other month. Additionally, DUI collisions tend to spike sharply close to the holidays, with more than 40 percent of fatal accidents during these times involving an intoxicated driver. For these important reasons, those preparing to drive to and from friends’ and families’ homes over the coming weeks should brush up on defensive driving in Napa.

Driver Arrested After Napa Hit-and-Run Collision

On Sunday, November 24, 2019, police arrested a man suspected of being involved in a Napa hit-and-run collision. The accident happened shortly before the arrest on a local highway south of the city of Napa. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports indicated that a 23-year-old Napa man suffered significant trauma as a result of the collision. Updates on his condition have not yet been provided, but medical officials indicated that the injuries were not life-threatening.

Napa’s Most Dangerous Intersections

Napa is a major city and hub of activity for the northern Bay Area. It’s also the heart of the local wine industry and is visited by people from around the world throughout the year. All of this adds up to a lot of both commuter and local traffic on local roads, which unfortunately also means a fair number of vehicle accidents. While it’s impossible to say exactly when and where a crash will take place, there are certain trends that collisions tend to follow. One of the best ways we can predict where accidents might happen is by looking at how many crashes have previously happened at particular locations. If you want to know about crashes in your area, check out these UC Berkeley statistics on Napa’s most dangerous intersections.

Head-On Napa Crash Hospitalizes Four

California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that four people suffered major injuries during a head-on Napa crash that took place in the early hours of Saturday, November 9, 2019. The crash involved two vehicles, each with a driver and passenger. No other people were involved in the crash. Hospital officials haven’t reported any updates regarding the conditions of the four injured parties. Additionally, CHP is conducting an investigation into this crash.