Three People Injured after Two Vehicles Collide on Highway 101 near Crissey Road
SMITH RIVER, CA (September 25, 2019) – Three people suffered injuries in a head-on crash on Highway 101, Wednesday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 2:00 PM. Due to unknown reasons, a northbound Toyota Rav4, driven by 60-year-old Kristin Scott, veered into the southbound lanes. There, it collided with a 2004 Lexus driven by 73-year-old Carol Woodley.
Emergency responders transported both Scott and Woodley to Sutter Coast Hospital with serious injuries. As per reports, Woodley sustained a broken leg, cracked rib, and bruised thumb. Meanwhile, a passenger in the Lexus, identified as 63-year-old James Woodley, was also hospitalized with possible chest and hip injuries.
Authorities continue to investigate the cause of the collision. Investigators will release additional information once it becomes available.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
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