Juvenile Sustains Injuries in Rollover Crash in Shasta Lake, Police Arrest Driver on Felony DUI Charges
SHASTA LAKE, CA (March 23, 2023) – Ashton Marie Strong was arrested after a DUI rollover crash in Shasta Lake Monday afternoon on March 20.
The crash happened around 2:19 p.m. in the area of Ashby Road and Fort Peck Street. According to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, the 32-year-old suspect from Shasta Lake was driving a UTV-style vehicle that had overturned.
When officers arrived, they found a juvenile passenger suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. Paramedics then took the patient to a local hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Strong displayed signs of being drunk. Deputies arrested her and booked her into the Shasta County Jail for DUI causing great bodily injury and child endangerment likely to cause great bodily injury or death.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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