Four injured on icy Paso Robles roads

December 30, 2014

CHP@Two crashes, each injuring two people, occurred on icy Paso Robles roads Monday morning. [KSBY]

Around 8:30 a.m., a 16-year-old female lost control of her Pontiac Vibe while going around a curve on Interlake Road just south of Nacimiento Lake Road. The vehicle crossed into the opposite lane before hitting a rocky embankment and landing on its side.

The 16-year-old female was driving at about 50 mph on a road that had ice on it when she lost control of the car, according to the CHP.Both the driver and a 52-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries and received treatment at the scene.

At approximately 10:48 a.m., a 34-year-old Paso Robles woman suffered major injuries, including blunt force trauma, when she lost control of her Ford F-150 truck. The woman was driving about 45 mph on a slight curve on Adelaida Road just south of Nacimiento Lake Road prior to hitting several steel fence poles and coming to a stop in a field.

The road was iced over at the time of the crash, according to the CHP.

A 10-year-old passenger in the truck suffered minor injuries. Responders transported the passenger, along with the driver, to a hospital.

Both crashes remain under investigation, but officers do not believe that alcohol or drugs were contributing factors.


One Comment

  1. TaxMeAgain says:

    This is why people in the northern half of our country have little respect for California drivers. Slow down and take time to learn some snow skills.

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