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Paris police investigate two weekend motor vehicle accidents

Paris police responded to two motor vehicle accidents Saturday night.

Police Department Fire Car_SliderAbout 10 p.m., officers observed a 2004 silver Dodge Durango that had left the roadway in the 6100 block of Farm Road 79 and crashed into a ditch.

Officers removed Noe Lorenzo Moreno, 35, of Grand Prairie from the driver’s seat of the vehicle and determined that he was intoxicated, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said.

Officers also located a pistol inside the vehicle, Garrett said.

Moreno was jailed on charges of unlawfully carrying a weapon and driving while intoxicated with an open container.

About 10:40 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 3800 block of North Main Street.

A south-bound 2005 Ford Freestyle lost control, left the roadway and struck a tree, Garrett said.

The 15-year-old male driver was air transported to a Plano hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The accident is under investigation, Garrett said.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra

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