YUBA CITY, CA (April 18, 2020) – Two people were killed, including a 2-year-old, in a crash on Highway 99, near Hutchinson Road.
California Highway Patrol stated that the crash occurred just after 4:30 a.m., when a 24-year-old woman driving north in a 2018 Dodge Caravan suddenly swerved across the southbound lanes of Highway 99, towards the shoulder. The 24-year-old then overcorrected and swerved back into oncoming traffic in the southbound lanes, colliding head-on with a 50-year-old woman in a 2018 Jeep Liberty.
The 24-year-old woman and her 2-year-old passenger were both killed in the crash. The 50-year-old woman, the sole occupant of the Jeep, sustained major injuries, including multiple fractures, and was transported to the hospital.
CHP are still investigating the cause of the fatal crash, but state that drugs and alcohol were not factors.
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