The following is a press release issued by the Ukiah Police Department. This has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 07/14/23, at approximately 0200 hours, Ukiah Police Department officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Mendocino Drive for a vehicle collision with injuries.
Officers arrived on scene and observed a vehicle, driven by Antonio Amador, had hit two unoccupied vehicles that were parked on the street.
A passenger in Amador’s vehicle was unconscious and had a large laceration to her head. Officers provided emergency medical treatment at the scene while waiting for medical personnel to arrive. The passenger was in critical condition and was ultimately transported to a trauma center for treatment.
Based on Amador’s objective signs of alcohol intoxication, Amador was arrested for DUI. Amador was charged with DUI with major injury and DUI with injury having a blood alcohol level greater than .08%.
Amador was transported to the Mendocino County Jail and booked on the charges of 23153(a) CVC and 23153(b) CVC.
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