Man Dies in Head-on Crash on Highway 9 Near Highlands County Park
Car Catches Fire in Fatal Ben Lomond Accident
Ben Lomond, CA (August 25, 2019) – A man was killed in a fiery head-on crash in Ben Lomond. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of August 25 on Highway 9.
A 56-year-old man from Watsonville was driving north on Highway 9 near Highlands County Park. For unknown reasons, his vehicle crossed over into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle head-on.
The man’s vehicle then caught fire. Good Samaritans helped the man out of his burning car. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.
The driver of the other vehicle, a 36-year-old woman from Boulder Creek, suffered minor injuries but declined medical treatment.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.