Saturday, 13 April 2024

Man ejected from vehicle in Saturday night crash

LAKE COUNTY – A Saturday evening crash resulted in major injuries for a driver along Highway 20.


The California Highway Patrol reported that a solo vehicle collision occurred along Highway 20 near mile marker 33. The initial call was dispatched at 9:16 p.m.


The vehicle's male driver had been ejected and was lying in the roadway bleeding, according to the CHP.


CHP reported the vehicle itself was on fire, and the highway's eastbound was shut down completely.


Emergency personnel transported the man to Santa Rosa Memorial, where a CHP unit also was dispatched for a test to check if the man had been driving under the influence.


A flatbed tow truck was called to the scene to remove the vehicle, with the eastbound lane reopened at 9:42 p.m.


No other information, including the man's identity, was available from the CHP Friday night.


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