CHP: Man crashes into Rancho Cordova store

2:35 PM, Oct 27, 2012   |    comments
A man crashed into a Rancho Cordova Dollar Tree Store early morning Saturday, Oct. 27.
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RANCHO CORDOVA, CA - A man suspect of driving under influence and crashing into a store was checked into the hospital after being arrested early Saturday morning.

Timothy J. Irwin, 24, from Redding, drove his blue 1989 Toyota Camry into the parking lot of Madison Mall Shopping Center, located at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Hazel Avenue, around 4:15 a.m., California Highway Patrol Officer Jasper Begay said.

When Irwin drove to the front of the Dollar Tree Store, he continued to drive into the glass window of store.

After the crash, Irwin backed out of the window and tried to drive away from the scene. Begay said Irwin lost control of his car because he was speeding and crashed into a tree.

Irwin suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. He was later arrested for driving under the influence, but remains at the hospital for treatement, Begay said.


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