Fatal Nevada County Crash
NEVADA CITY, Calif. (December 30, 2019) — One person was killed in a crash into an embankment this afternoon on Blue Canyon Road and the Interstate 80 Freeway.
The collision took place at 12:54 PM, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
A vehicle was speeding and attempting to pass on the left shoulder this afternoon when the driver lost control and crashed into the trees off of the roadway. The vehicle burst into flames and killed one of the people inside the car. People were attempting to get someone out of the vehicle but were unable to. A helicopter was called to the scene along with fire engines to put out the flaming vehicle. Details on the victim and others inside the car are currently unknown.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating this incident.
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