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* Novato Resident Edward Schaefer Arrested For Alleged DUI After Crashing Into Father And Daughter

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A father and daughter were seriously injured in Novato Wednesday night when a motorcycle driver allegedly failed to stop at a intersection and hit them, according to police.A 41-year-old Novato man and his 9-year-old daughter were walking in a crosswalk at the intersection of San Carlos Way and San Marin Drive at about 8:45 p.m., when they were hit by a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Novato resident Edward Schaefer, according to the Novato Police Department.The father was airlifted to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with major injuries, according to police, and his daughter was taken to Children’s Hospital of Oakland in critical condition. Police reported that Schaefer, 43, who was taken to Marin General Hospital to be treated for minor injuries, was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury.Witnesses told police that Schaefer was traveling at high speed when the collision occurred and did not stop at the intersection stop sign.

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