Semi-Truck Crashes into Car on Cabrillo Highway 1
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (June 7, 2022) — A Santa Cruz crash on Cabrillo Highway 1 happened Tuesday afternoon near Laguna Road when a semi-truck crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with a vehicle.
The two-vehicle crash occurred about 12:12 p.m. on June 7th near Laguna Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP officials reported a northbound semi-truck crossed the double yellow lines on State Route 1 and collided with a southbound 2018 Audi. The gray sedan was “completely destroyed” in the crash. Also, the driver identified as Renanta Russo, 56, of Santa Cruz, became trapped inside a vehicle, the report said.
Paramedics responded to help Renanta Russo who was breathing, but unconscious due to a possible head injury, the report said. They airlifted the person to a hospital due to major injuries.
Meanwhile, police issued a SigAlert and closed down all lanes, just north of Laguna Road.
Authorities rerouted traffic off Cabrillo Highway 1 at Bonny Doon Road as well as at Coast Road.
Investigators are working on the Santa Cruz crash on Highway 1.
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