A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a hit-and-run accident in Redway that left a woman hospitalized with major injuries.
Marcel Philip Martino, 24, of San Carlos, Calif., hit two parked cars while attempting to park in the Brass Rail parking lot in Redway around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, according to a California Highway Patrol press release.
Martino fled the area, and while driving southbound on Redwood Drive hit a guardrail and then the back of a 1993 Nissan pickup truck driven by Nancy Jean Best, 52, of Garberville.
Martino fled the scene on foot and was located later that evening in the Garberville area by CHP officers.
Best was transported to Jerold Phelps Community Hospital with major injuries.
Martino did not sustain any injuries and was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI, felony and misdemeanor hit-and-run, and driving on a suspended driver's license and taken to the Humboldt County jail.
Best was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the collision. It is unknown if Martino was wearing his seatbelt.
CHP is investigating the collision.