Highway 99 Head-on Crash in Modoc County
MODOC COUNTY, Calif. (May 6, 2020) — A head-on crash left at least one person dead Wednesday morning on Highway 299 in Alturas.
The California Highway Patrol reported the collision at 9:57 a.m. near Rattlesnake Creek.
Two vehicles were involved in the collision. One vehicle was occupied by three people and two of them were unresponsive after the crash, police said. One of the vehicles overturned onto its roof upon impact.
Paramedics responded to the scene and at least one person was confirmed dead. It’s unknown at this time how many were hurt in the crash.
The cause of the crash and liability are under investigation by the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office and CHP.
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