Woman Intentionally Struck by Car After Altercation
In the early morning hours on Thursday, an unidentified Billings woman told police she was intentionally struck by a car following an altercation. The 20-year-old woman was taken to a Billings hospital with serious, but not life threatening injuries. The driver, 20-year-old Cassandra Quintana of Billings, is being held on suspicion of felony criminal endangerment and driving under the influence in connection to the incident.
Billings Police responded to a call regarding the disturbance at approximately 3 a.m. Thursday to 2219 Maple St., where the initial disturbance involving the two women was reported. Billings Police Lt. Mark Cady said the altercation started in the Maple St. front yard. Quintana is accused of getting into a Dodge Avenger and striking the woman before hitting a cinder block wall attached to a home. She fled the scene but was soon caught by police officers and taken into custody.
The investigation is ongoing.