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Sonora Man Arrested For DUI After Leaving Scene Of Accident

Twain Harte, Ca — The CHP says 20-year-old Chad Koenig of Sonora was arrested for DUI after driving off an embankment while traveling on Twain Harte Drive Sunday night.

A passenger, 19-year-old Edward Cooper of Mi Wuk Village, suffered major face and head lacerations after his head traveled through the front windshield. An unidentified 17-year-old was also in the vehicle and reported minor injuries.

The CHP says all three fled the scene following the accident. Cooper was located walking down Twain Harte Drive and was transported to Sonora Regional Medical Center.

Koenig and the juvenile were located less than a mile from the accident in the yard of a private residence. Koenig faces charges of felony DUI and felony hit and run.

Written by BJ Hansen