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Elton Spain Injured in Cottonwood Car Crash on Interstate 5

Elton Spain Injured in Cottonwood Car Crash on Interstate 5Elton James Spain, 45, Hospitalized After Collision on Interstate 5 Tuesday

Cottonwood, CA (July 28, 2021)Elton James Spain, a 45-year-old man, suffered injuries following a car accident that occurred on Interstate 5 Tuesday evening.

The Red Bluff Daily News reported Elton Spain was a passenger in a 2014 Dodge Ram traveling south on the freeway. Officials identified the man behind the wheel of the Dodge Ram as 56-year-old Joseph Dalessia, of Corona.

Auto vs. Truck Accident in Cottonwood, July 27

When the Dodge approached the area near Hooker Creek Road, it collided with a Kenworth semi truck and trailer. Our sources indicated the Dodge was traveling at an unsafe speed and ended up slamming into the back of the trailer traveling in the same direction.

Emergency teams arrived at the location shortly after 8:15 p.m. According to the article published online, Elton Spain and the driver of the Dodge both suffered injuries in the collision. An ambulance transported the patients to Mercy Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.

Meanwhile, no immediate information was available on the truck operator involved in the crash.

Detectives continue to investigate at this time the precise cause of the car crash in Cottonwood.


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