Man dies in head-on crash on Highway 49 — Jun 16, 2017
CHP officials reported a man driving a Hyundai Elantra to have been killed in a head-on crash near Auburn. The accident was caused by the driver of a Kia minivan, who for unknown reasons lost control of his car and crossed into the southbound lane, and crashed head-on into the victim.
The driver of the Hyundai Elantra was reported dead on site, while the driver of the Kia minivan suffered minor injuries. Police said neither alcohol or drugs took part in the accident. Traffic was shut down on the southbound lane near Cramer Road for a few hours, as a consequence of the accident.