Man Dead; Joseph Doub and Rafiullah Amiri Seriously Injured in Highway 99 Crash
PLEASANT GROVE (December 29, 2017) – One was killed and several others were injured after a traffic collision on Highway 99 late Wednesday night, according to Chico Enterprise-Record.
The accident took place at about 10:30 p.m. near West Catlett Road.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 29-year-old Rafiullah Amiri was waiting to cross the roadway as he drove west on Catlett Road. For an unknown reason, the Rancho Cordova man entered the southbound lanes of Highway 99 directly ahead of a vehicle traveling in the same direction.
CHP affirmed that the motorist in the other car was unable to stop in time and collided with the right side of Amiri’s vehicle.
A 22-year-old Loomis man riding with Amiri died as a result of the crash. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Amiri and possibly his other passenger, 52-year-old Joseph Leroy Doub Jr., were both seriously injured and were taken to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento for treatment. Doub is from Asheboro, North Carolina.
Meanwhile, the driver of the second car sustained minor wounds while the passenger was brought to Rideout Hospital in Marysville with major injuries. All passengers were wearing seat belts when the wreck occurred.
The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to all the parties involved and their families and friends during such a difficult time.
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