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Alleged drunken driver involved in rollover crash

An alleged drunken driver from Grass Valley rolled his vehicle into an embankment around 8 p.m. Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Marshall Ford, 19, was driving a 1995 two-door Honda Civic eastbound on Alta Sierra Drive near Kingsbury Lane and lost control of his vehicle, overturning 30 feet into an embankment.

Derek Thomas, 19, also of Grass Valley, was in the front passenger’s seat.

Both men sustained minor to moderate injuries with cuts and lacerations to the head, said CHP public information officer Greg Tassone. Both were transported to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Ford was booked for felony driving under the influence and held in lieu of $76,176.50 bail, said Nevada County Sheriff’s Officer Sgt. Kinsgbury.

— Jennifer Terman

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The Union Updated Jul 5, 2013 11:26PM Published Aug 23, 2013 01:14AM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.