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Young Driver and Passengers Injured in Lake Almanor Area Jeep Collision

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The 14-year old driver of a 1978 Jeep was taken to Enloe Medical Center June 9th with major injuries after the vehicle collided with a tree between Osprey Loop and Highway 89 on the west shore of Lake Almanor.

At around 3:30 Sunday afternoon, according to details released by the Susanville office of the California Highway Patrol, three minors, age 11, 14 and 15 were in the Jeep driving southbound on a unmarked dirt road south of Osprey Loop. For unknown reasons the driver allowed the vehicle to leave the road where it collided with a tree.

The rear passenger was ejected from the Jeep and later transported to Seneca Hospital in Chester via ambulance for treatment of major injuries.

The right front passenger was wearing a lap belt and later transported to Enloe Medical Center in Chico via CHP helicopter with major injuries.

The driver was wearing a lap belt and was later transported to Enloe Medical Center via Enloe Care Flight helicopter with major injuries.

The cause of this collision is still under investigation and the CHP notes that drugs or alcohol are not considered a factor in the collision.

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3 Responses to Young Driver and Passengers Injured in Lake Almanor Area Jeep Collision

  1. Stacy Shurtliff

    Stacy Shurtliff

    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Used to be able to do that. Sad that law has to be involved nowdays

    • Phil Supertramp

      Phil Supertramp

      Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 9:18 pm

      Well if the kids hadn’t wrecked and have to be airlifted to hospitals the “law” wouldn’t have had to be involved,Duh!!!!!!

  2. Denise Fowler Roberts

    Denise Fowler Roberts

    Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 8:46 am

    14-year old driver…hmmm, that speaks volumes. Hope they all recover and learn from this.

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