Major Injuries in Single Vehicle Accident
Major injuries were reported in a June 19 accident in Folsom when a vehicle went off the road. The driver of the vehicle was rushed to the UC Davis Medical Center for treatment and evaluation. The driver was reported to have suffered a chest injury in the accident. The accident happened just after 8:00 in the morning along westbound Lincoln Highway just west of the Prairie City Road on-ramp. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the minivan went off the roadway a distance of about 25 feet for unknown reasons into an area of trees and bushes. The vehicle was buried underneath a tree by the collision, and the fire department had to use a chainsaw to free it.