1 Dead and 1 Hurt in Lake County Car Collision
LAKE COUNTY, CA (March 12, 2020) – On Tuesday, a person died while another sustained injuries in a single-car collision on Highway 20.
The CaHP revealed that the incident happened shortly after 8:15 p.m., in the area of milepost marker 37 on Highway 20. Dispatchers arrived near Walker Ridge Road.
According to reports, a white SUV veered away from the road and went down an embankment. The vehicle then fell approximately 100 to 200 feet down the embankment.
Upon the arrival of firefighters and CHP officers, they located the unresponsive and critically injured driver. Authorities dispatched an air ambulance to the Walker Ridge area.
The driver later succumbed to injuries while being airlifted.
Meanwhile, a passenger sustained minor injuries and was taken by a ground ambulance to Adventist Health Clear Lake, the scanner traffic stated.
Moreover, REACH 6 was then requested to transport the injured patient to an out-of-county trauma center.
Our thoughts are with the grieving family of the person who passed in this fatal crash.
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