Teen Killed in Head-on Crash on Highway 70 Near Cox Lane
Speed, Rain Factors in Fatal Oroville Accident
Oroville, CA (January 20, 2019) – A teen was killed in a head-on crash in Oroville. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of January 20 on Highway 70.
A white car was speeding on northbound Highway 70, near Cox Lane. The 18-year-old driver entered a right-hand curve and lost control. It hit a vehicle head-on. The driver of the speeding car died at the accident scene. An 18-year-old passenger suffered major injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
A couple in their 90s were in the other vehicle. They suffered major injuries and were airlifted to a local hospital.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.