Demari Powell Seriously Injured in Brentwood Pedestrian Accident at Sunset Road and Trailside Drive
Brentwood, California (August 30, 2019) – A 12-year-old girl was injured after being hit by a vehicle at about 7:05 a.m. Thursday, August 29 in the area of Sunset Road and Trailside Drive in Brentwood.
According to a local news source, Demari Powell was walking southbound across the intersection when a GMC SUV struck her.
Powell was airlifted to the hospital with major injuries.
The female driver, believed to be her late 40s or early 50s, did not stop to render aid to the victim and fled the scene. She was later arrested and taken into custody on felony hit-and-run and DUI charges.
The crash remains under investigation.