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6 injured in alleged DUI crash; one arrested

Posted at 1:25 PM, Oct 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-03 16:25:59-04

Six people were injured, one critically, after a crash Friday evening involving a driver who was allegedly under the influence.

Police reported the crash occurred around 9:20 p.m. when a Chevrolet Equinox, being driven by 40-year-old Melissa Williams, went through a red light at Buffalo Drive and Gowan Road and hit a Pontiac Sunfire that had the green light.

The right front passenger of the Pontiac was ejected from the vehicle after the crash. A 16-year-old in the Pontiac was critically injured and transported to UMC Trauma.

The 20-year-old female driver of the Pontiac received moderate injuries as did her 17-year-old female and 16-year-old male passengers.

Chevrolet driver Williams received minor injuries and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. A 6-year-old girl in the Chevrolet also had minor injuries.