1 Killed, 1 Injured on Highway 49 Near Joeger Road
3 Vehicles Involved in Fatal Auburn Accident
Auburn, CA (December 6, 2019) – A woman was killed and another was injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Auburn. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of December 6 on Highway 49.
A 55-year-old woman was speeding in a Lexus ES300 on Highway 49. The right rear tire was worn down to the rim. The Lexus was approaching Joeger Road when it swerved into the northbound lanes. It hit the front of a Hyundai Sonata, causing it to flip onto its side.
The Lexus then spun into the path of a Toyota 4Runner. Both collided, ejecting the driver of the Lexus. Paramedics tried to aid the driver, but she died from her injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, 39-year-old Shannon Jordan, was hospitalized with serious injuries. The driver of the Toyota 4Runner was not injured.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.