Vehicle Catches Fire in Multi-Vehicle Car Accident near County Road 25A
WOODLAND, CA (September 8, 2018) – A driver was killed Friday afternoon, following a fiery crash on County Road 98. The deceased victim’s identity was not immediately released to the public, pending notification of next of kin.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the three-vehicle collision took place at approximately 2:40 PM near County Road 25A.
The victim’s vehicle, a 1997 Honda, was reportedly traveling southbound on the two-lane road when it entered the northbound lane. There, it collided with a 2016 Peterbilt truck, driven by a 44-year-old Sacramento man. It was then struck by a northbound 2017 Audi, driven by a 26-year-old Woodland woman, causing it to catch fire and become engulfed in flames.
The Honda driver was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. The Peterbilt driver was uninjured, and the Audi driver was taken to the Woodland Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. There is no update on their current medical condition.
The collision is still under investigation, and it is not known if alcohol or drugs were contributing factors. Anyone with additional information about the case is encouraged to call CHP’s Woodland Office at (530) 662-4685.
We at Sweet Law offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May they find the courage during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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