Drunk driver pins woman in wheelchair to another vehicle

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The woman suffered minor injuries.

Guam – A man is behind bars after he allegedly backed out of a parking stall and pinned a woman in a wheelchair between his vehicle and another vehicle.

Giell Yisikar was allegedly driving under the influence when police say he backed his Ford truck out of a parking stall at the Micronesia Mall. According to court documents, Yisikar was backing out of a parking stall at a high rate of speed when he struck a woman in a wheelchair who was being pushed by a male individual.

The woman screamed in pain as she was pinned between the rear bumper of the truck and the rear bumper of another vehicle, court documents state.

Court documents further state, that Yisikar attempted to flee the scene but the male individual who was pushing the wheelchair managed to jump in the passenger side of the truck and force Yisikar to stop the vehicle by pressing the brakes.

The woman was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Yisikar was charged with driving while intoxicated with injuries, leaving the scene of an accident with injuries, driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, reckless driving with injuries and unsafe backing of a parked vehicle.

He was booked and confined.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.