Three-Vehicle Accident on Highway 99 in Yuba City Kills 93-Year-Old Woman
YUBA CITY, CA (November 12, 2021) – An elderly woman died in a three-vehicle accident on Highway 99 in Yuba City Wednesday morning.
The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. on November 10, at Steward Road. According to the California Highway Patrol, the 93-year-old woman was driving a 2018 Toyota south on the highway when she entered the left turn lane as she approached Stewart Road.
At the same time, 24-year-old Alicia Whitmore of Sacramento was driving a 2016 Mazda north on Highway 99 in the second lane, south of the Stewart Road intersection.
The driver of the Toyota failed to yield to oncoming traffic and made a left turn. She then collided with the Mazda and a 2005 Lexus, driven by 27-year-old John Fletcher of Sacramento.
As a result, the elderly woman suffered significant injuries. Paramedics rushed her to Adventist Health/Rideout, where she later died.
Whitmore suffered moderate injuries, while Fletcher escaped injury.
Drugs and alcohol were not suspected to be a factor in the crash and all three drivers were wearing seat belts. The investigation is ongoing.
We would like to express our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the deceased victim.
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