Several Injured in Tehama County Car Collision on Gerber Road
TEHAMA COUNTY, CA (January 10, 2020) – Several people sustained injuries in a transit bus and car collision on Gerber Road on January 7.
According to CHP, a 17-year-old man of Los Molinos drove a 1990 Ford Mustang east on Gerber Road at 7:50 a.m. approaching the intersection at Highway 99W. Meanwhile, a 14-year-old male from Gerber was a passenger in the Ford. Both teens didn’t wear seatbelts.
A Mustang driver pulled out from Gerber Road into the intersection at the highway directly in the pathway of 68-year-old Steven Darrough of Red Bluff driving a northbound 2017 Ford E-450 TRAX (Tehama County) transit bus. The bus struck the Ford’s passenger side.
The collision ejected both teens from the Mustang and sustained major injuries. Meanwhile, responders took the driver to Mercy Medical Center for treatment and the 14-year-old to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.
The bus driver and three passengers, 74-year-old Mary Ann Griffin, 41-year-old Ronnie Allemand, and 66-year-old Anthony Leon were all taken to Mercy Medical Center with injuries ranging from minor to moderate.
The crash remains under investigation.
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