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Copperopolis Woman Sustains Minor Injuries, Other Driver Flees On Foot

Valley Springs, CA — CHP is investigating a car accident that resulted in minor injuries to a Copperopolis woman.

CHP says 26-year-old Andrea Qurashi was traveling eastbound shortly after 8:00 last night on Highway 26 when traffic stopped for a vehicle turning left onto Farris Drive.

Police say Qurashi was struck from behind by a ´97 Ford Taurus causing debris to fly into the oncoming lane.

CHP says the driver of the Taurus then fled on foot with a young child passenger. Qurashi was treated for her injuries at Mark Twain St. Josephs hospital.

No other injuries were reported.