Fiery Car Crash on Highway 101 in Klamath
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, December 14th
December 14, 2018 – Two vehicles collided Friday afternoon on Highway 101 at Wilson Creek Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol log, a silver SUV and a black Hyundai collided for unknown reasons on Highway 101 at 4:48 p.m.
Officials determined one of the vehicles was occupied by three people, but first responder only located two parties who managed to get out of the wreckage. No immediate information has been yet released on the trapped person.
Authorities added following the impact, one car apparently caught fire and sustained major front-end damage.
No additional details were immediately discussed. The investigators handing the case continue to work to determine what exactly triggered the accident.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the two vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
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