Rollover Crash Hwy 395 in Doyle, Lassen County
LASSEN COUNTY, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2018) — At least one person died in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning on the southbound US Highway 395 in Doyle, a California Highway Patrol report said.
The crash took place about 10:45 a.m. between a white Ford Econoline van pulling a trailer and a blue car that were traveling in opposite directions.
Vehicle Overturns on Highway 395
The van reportedly got a flat tire and its driver lost control and may have veered into the path of the other motorist. One of the vehicles ended up overturning and going about 20 feet down an embankment.
An elderly woman in one of the vehicles was breathing, but unconscious after the crash.
A helicopter landed nearby on the west side of the roadway to airlift someone to a hospital.
At least one person died of their injuries due to the crash.
Lassen County Accident Investigation
Police are heading up an investigation into the cause of this crash. The initial findings are that one of the vehicles suffered a tire blowout and veered into the path of the other driver.
Our condolences go out to the family of the person who died.
If you were hurt or lost a loved one in a collision due to a mechanical problem or negligent motorist, please contact Johnson Attorneys Group for a free consultation and find out what steps are necessary to obtain full compensation for your losses.
You may reach our law firm at 855-703-4186.
CHP 911 DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00020 Type: Fatality Location: 0 Unnamed Street Loc Desc: SB 395 JSO O/CROSS Lat/Lon: 39.923544 -120.005157
11:33 AM 19  2 CT UNITS NEARBY FOR 1184 AND CONE TRUCK ENRT FRM 395/70
11:26 AM 18  A38-006 REQ CT FOR 1184 AS HE WILL BE 1125 FOR A WHILE GETTING MEASUREMENTS
11:16 AM 17  10-39 CTS/WILL HAVE A UNIT START TOWARD TC SCENE
11:14 AM 16  1039 38-S1
11:12 AM 15  A38-006 HELO LANDING TO WEST SIDE RDWY
10:49 AM 14  LE/RP ADVD THAT THE VAN AND THE BLU CAR WERE TRAVELLING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS WHEN THE TC OCCURRED [Shared]
10:49 AM 13  [Appended, 10:49:59]  1039 38-S1/38-6 AT THE OFC
10:48 AM 12  [Appended, 10:49:12]  10-39 SIFC
10:48 AM 11  [Appended, 10:49:59]  PASSERBYS ATT TO STOP TRAFFIC
10:48 AM 10  [Appended, 10:49:59]  [Appended, 10:49:04]  EDLERLY XRAY IN VEH UNCONSCOIOUS BUT BREATHING
10:47 AM 9  [Appended, 10:49:59]  VEH R/O
10:46 AM 8  [Appended, 10:49:12]  VAN HAD A BLOWN TIRE THAT MAY HAVE CAUSED THE TC
10:45 AM 7  TK PK PULLING TL POSS BLOW OUT // CAUSED VEH TO GO OFF RDWY
10:45 AM 6  [Appended, 10:49:12]  THERE WAS ALSO A WHI FORD ECONOLINE VN W/A TRLR THAT WAS INVLD/IT IS ON THE RDWY/NEG 1125
10:45 AM 5  SEV VEHS STOPPED IN AREA
10:45 AM 4  NEG 1125
10:45 AM 3  TWO VEHS
10:45 AM 2  [Appended, 10:49:12]  VEH DOWN EMBANKMENT APPROX 20 FT
10:45 AM 1  [Appended, 10:49:12]  VEH ROLLED OVER TWICE