One Killed in Sutter County Head-On Collision
One person was killed, and another was critically injured in a Sutter County head-on collision on August 4, 2019. The car accident occurred along Highway 99 at Messick Road, just south of Yuba City. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a person driving a silver Infiniti sedan was headed northbound in the left lane of Highway 99. For unknown reasons, the Infiniti driver was involved in a head-on collision with an SUV. The impact of the crash caused both vehicles to catch fire, officials said. Each car carried one occupant. The SUV motorist was taken out of the car by a Good Samaritan at the scene. First responders transported the driver of the SUV to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Sadly, the driver in the Infiniti passed away at the scene. Authorities have withheld the identity of the Infiniti driver until their family has been notified. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have lost a loved one in this tragic collision.