1 Seriously Injured in Clearlake Oaks Crash at Highway 20 and Orchard Shores Drive
CLEARLAKE OAKS, CA (September 26, 2022) – A crash seriously injured at least one person at Highway 20 and Orchard Shores Drive in Clearlake Oaks.
According to the California Highway Patrol dispatch team, the accident took place on Monday morning. Officers reported the wreck at about 9:06 a.m.
The incident happened when a black Dodge Ram crossed over double yellow lines on Highway 20 in Clearlake Oaks for an unknown reason. In the process, the car drove into oncoming traffic.
CHP said the pickup truck then slammed into a motorcycle rider traveling in the area.
Motorcycle and Car Collide
The two crashed at the intersection with Orchard Shores Drive. KYMKEMP wrote that the motorcyclist ended up hurt but was seen up and walking following the collision.
Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene and freed one trapped person from the wreckage. They confirmed that one individual sustained major injuries as a result of the accident.
Medical personnel then rushed the patient to a hospital for treatment. The name of the wounded party and their condition at this time were not released.
Meanwhile, CHP forced the corner of Highway 20 and Orchard Shores Drive to shut down after the wreck. The cause of the Clearlake Oaks crash is still under investigation.
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Source: California Highway Patrol and KYMKEMP
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