Trinity County Car Accident Highway 299 Near Burnt Ranch Post Office

Major Injury Crash on State Route Highway 299 in Burnt Ranch

Trinity County Car Accident Highway 299 Near Burnt Ranch Post OfficeTRINITY COUNTY, Calif. (May 21, 2021) — A Trinity County car accident left three people critically injured Friday morning on Highway 299 in front of the Burnt Ranch Postal Office.

The CHP reports a red pickup truck and a white SUV collided for unknown reasons near Hennessey Road. The narrow highway has only two lanes and many curves as it winds below Ironside Mountain.

Burnt Ranch Crash in Trinity County

Also, a 17-year-old girl was among the three people were airlifted to a trauma center after the 10:37 a.m. collision, according to the California Highway Patrol. Meanwhile, one of the injured became trapped in a vehicle and required extrication.

Finally, police are piecing together evidence and witness statements to determine fault for the Highway 299 Burnt Ranch wreck. Most post offices have surveillance cameras and it’s possible that the collision may have been recorded.

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