At Least 1 Killed in Car Crash on Highway 127 in Tecopa Monday
LOCATION: Tecopa, Inyo County
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, April 8th
April 8, 2019 – The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal traffic collision Monday evening on Highway 127 near Ibex Spring Road.
At approximately 5:58 p.m., CHP logged an accident involving dark colored Honda Accord that overturned on the highway. Officials mentioned multiple automobiles, including semi trucks, stopped in the area after the crash but it was not immediately known if they were involved in the wreck.
Witnesses mentioned a person from the Honda was trapped and appeared to have sustained an injury to their head as a result of the crash. A short time after the incident, officials affirmed at least one person died in the collision. The identity of the deceased remained undisclosed pending notification of next of kin.
At this time, the precise circumstances that led to the accident are still being determined.
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