DUII arrests? At 5:17 p.m. Wednesday, Astoria police arrested Susan Margaret Hinding, 62, of 19 Spruance Road, Astoria, for driving under the influence of intoxicants at Eighth and Commercial streets. She was cited and released at Clatsop County Jail.
? At 7:18 p.m. Wednesday, Astoria police arrested James Lyell Seitz, 39, of 863 State Route 101, Chinook, Wash., for DUII, after he fled on foot from a three-car accident at Columbia and Alameda avenues. Seitz was also charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving and hit and run. He was cited and released at Clatsop County Jail.
Traffic accident? At 10:04 a.m. Wednesday, after a car stopped unnecessarily to let another car make a left turn onto 29th Street from Marine Drive, another motorist couldn't stop in time and rear-ended a motorcycle, pushing it into the car ahead, Astoria police said today. The motorcycle became wedged between the two vehicles and the driver of the motorcycle flew off his cycle and struck the back of the car in front of him. He was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital to be treated for facial injuries and possibly other injuries. No citations have been issued, but the investigation is continuing.