Highway 50 Single-Vehicle Fatal Accident Claims One Life
A single-vehicle fatal accident occurred near Placerville on May 3 when a compact car left the roadway and became engulfed in flames. According to the County Fire Protection District, the accident happened along Highway 50 eastbound close to Newtown Road around midnight. When the fire was extinguished, firefighters found a deceased occupant in the vehicle. California Highway Patrol officers were present at the scene.