Female Driver Dies in Greenfield Hit-and-Run Collision on Metz Road
GREENFIELD, CA (September 19, 2019) — A 31-year-old woman died Monday afternoon following a hit-and-run collision on Metz Road.
The California Highway Patrol said the incident happened south of Elm Avenue at about 3:50 p.m. Involved were a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, a 1996 Honda Civic, and a 2002 Honda Accord.
The Silverado was traveling at 80 mph northbound on Metz Road when it rear-ended the also northbound Civic. The truck then swerved into the southbound lane where it struck the southbound Accord.
The driver of the Accord, a 31-year-old woman from King City, was trapped inside the car. Emergency responders transported her to the hospital after extrication. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries.
The Silverado driver left the scene on foot after the crash. The authorities have not identified nor found the hit-and-run driver.
On the other hand, the two Salinas men occupying the Civic, ages 63 and 29, remained at the scene. They did not sustain any injuries as per CHP.
The investigators said alcohol was a factor in the collision. Further investigation is underway.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of the victim.
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