Man arrested for alleged DUI accident in Redding

Jan 10, 2015 1:43 PM by News Staff

A man is under arrest on suspicion of drunked driving Friday after he collided with another vehicle.

Robert Watt, 60, made a wide turn from Howard Drive onto Frances Drive in Redding and veered into oncoming traffic. Watt's Ford pickup truck slammed into Mary Diamond, 58, driving a Toyota sedan. Neither drivers were injured as a result of the accident.

Police said Watt displayed several signs of alcohol consumption after the accident. Police coducted a series of field sobriety tests. Watt was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and was booked into the Shasta County jail.


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