22-Year-Old Driver Killed and Passenger Injured in Fatal Car Accident on Highway 32 East of Meridian Road in Chico

ON September 13, 2017

Christine Adele Rowe of Chico arrested in relation to fatal car accident on Highway 32

According to a recent news report, there was a head-on collision on CA-32 east of Meridian Road on Saturday that left one person dead, and two others injured.  

The accident took place on CA-32 at about 9:27 p.m. on Saturday when Christine Adele Rowe, a 68-year-old Chico resident, veered right in her Toyota Camry, crashing into a bridge rail, said California Highway Patrol.

As a result, her vehicle lost control and moved into the westbound lane, crashing into a Dodge Ram pickup truck head-on.

Furthermore, the Dodge Ram then rolled over many times before landing north of the road.  Authorities responded and determined the 22-year-old driver of the Dodge Ram suffered fatal injuries, and a passenger suffered minor to moderate injuries, according to the report.

Additionally, California Highway Patrol stated that Rowe was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol, and then she was subsequently arrested.  Per the article, she was released due to her moderate injuries and then transported to Enloe Medical Center for treatment.

Currently, this crash remains under investigation.

Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.

Our May Firm staff is deeply saddened upon hearing news of this accident, and will keep the victim as well as their family and loved ones in our thoughts and prayers during this tremendously difficult time.

The May Firm offers legal representation to the grieving family members of those whose deaths are the result of another’s negligence, recklessness, malpractice, or inaction. Beyond that, we also strive to offer peace of mind and understanding. We are experienced California wrongful death attorneys. Contact our highly rated wrongful death lawyers at 1-844-MAYFIRM for a free initial consultation to go over your case. As a wrongful death law firm, we take all cases on a contingency basis so our clients do not pay anything unless we win their case.