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Gold Hill DUI Head-On Crash Lotus Road El Dorado County

Gold Hill DUI Head-On Crash Lotus Road El Dorado County

Gold Hill crash Lotus Road

2 Seriously Injured in Gold Hill DUI Crash on Lotus Road

EL DORADO COUNTY, CA (August 12, 2021) – Two were seriously injured after a DUI crash on Lotus Road in Gold Hill.

According to an article published by The Mountain Democrat, the accident took place earlier this month on August 5. Officers reported the wreck at about 6:35 p.m.

The incident began when a Ford Ranger was going south on Lotus Road in the Gold Hill community. At the same time, a Kia Soul was traveling north.

2 Cars Collide Head-On

The California Highway Patrol said the Ford Ranger then struck the Kia Soul head-on. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found the driver and the passenger of the Kia hurt as a result of the collision.

They rushed the victims to a hospital for treatment of major injuries. Officials did not disclose the names of the wounded parties and their condition at this time.

Meanwhile, medical personnel also took the male motorist in the Ford with unspecified injuries. CHP determined that he was under the influence when he hit the other car.

They soon arrested the suspect for DUI. Officers forced a stretch of Lotus Road to shut down following the crash. The Gold Hill DUI collision is still under investigation.

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