Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Accident near Clearlake Oaks kills one

CHP officers investigate the scene of a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon near Clearlake Oaks. Photo by Elizabeth Larson.


CLEARLAKE OAKS – A single-vehicle accident Saturday resulted in one person's death.

A small red sedan went off the road and into a retaining wall below a residence located along Highway 20 outside of Clearlake Oaks early Saturday afternoon.

Fire and California Highway Patrol officials at the scene of the accident reported that three people had been in the vehicle, with one of them seriously injured and another one pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic was being directed around the accident scene as CHP investigated the scene and rescue crews finished with cleanup.

A final CHP report detailing the cause of the accident and the victims has not yet been released.

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