Avalanche Causes South Tahoe Car Accident
On Sunday, April 7, 2019, an avalanche caused a head-on car accident near South Lake Tahoe. The crash reportedly left a 72-year-old man with injuries that required treatment at a local hospital. Medical officials indicated that the man did not suffer life-threatening injuries but have not provided updates on his condition. California Highway Patrol (CHP) warned drivers that, even when skies are clear, and the weather is warming up, avalanches are still a real danger on local highways. Officials stated that this year’s high snowpack means that warming temperatures could cause further avalanches in the area.