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Alleged DUI driver leaves the scene of an accident

By Tracey Leong, tleong@krcrtv.com
Published On: Apr 26 2014 12:47:38 AM CDT
Alleged DUI driver leaves the scene of an accident
REDDING, Calif. -

A City of Shasta Lake man has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, crashing his car and then running from the scene.

Redding police said the collision happened about 8:30 p.m. Friday on Hilltop Drive in front of Logan’s Roadhouse restaurant. According to officers, 23-year-old Morgan Lee George was driving north on Hilltop Drive when he lost control of his car and it went over the curb in front of the restaurant. The car hit some chairs and narrowly missed four people standing on the sidewalk before landing on its side. Officers say he ran from the collision and was caught a short distance away in the 1900 block of Churn Creek Road.

George was been booked into the Shasta County Jail for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.