Passenger Dies in Late Evening Crash on Highway 20 in Clearlake Oaks
CLEARLAKE OAKS, CA (October 27, 2019) – One person died following a traffic accident late Sunday evening in Clearlake Oaks.
The accident happened around 11:22 p.m. on Highway 20 at New Long Valley Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a vehicle carrying two people were traveling on the highway when it crashed.
Firefighters responded to the scene and located the vehicle with major damage and was blocking the highway’s eastbound lane.
An air ambulance was requested to transport one patient with major injuries. Firefighters also requested a ground ambulance for another patient with minor to moderate injuries.
Shortly after 11:50 p.m., incident command canceled the air ambulance and reported they were working to revive the seriously injured patient, who was reported to be the passenger.
A short time later officials confirmed the person had died, with firefighters requesting the Lake County Sheriff’s Office send a coroner to respond.
Information about the cause of the crash was not immediately available. Further investigation is underway.
During this time of tragedy, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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