Truckee Man Dies in DUI Head-On Accident on 80 Freeway near Highway 89, Sarah Lupyak Arrested
NEVADA COUNTY, CA (September 20, 2021) – John Skowronek died a head-on accident in Nevada County early Monday morning.
The accident happened around 12:11 a.m. on September 13, near the intersection of 80 Freeway and Highway 89. According to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, 44-year-old Sarah Lupyak of Truckee was driving 2002 Landrover when she collided head-on with the 67-year-old Truckee man who was driving a 2021 Subaru.
As a result, Skowronek suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Paramedics rushed Lupyak to a hospital with major injuries, including multiple lacerations and a punctured chest and lung.
Police later determined that Lupyak was driving under the influence of a controlled substance. They arrested and booked her into jail.
Additionally, it is believed that Lupyak was also involved in two minor collisions that same evening before the fatal accident, the CHP report states, adding that those incidents are being investigated separately at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of John Skowronek.
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