One Woman Killed and Five Injured in a Multi-Car Crash on Highway 160 in Rio Vista

One Woman Killed and Five Injured in a Multi-Car Crash on Highway 160 in Rio Vista

ON August 13, 2017

One woman killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 160

According to, a multi-car crash occurred on Highway 160 in Rio Vista Wednesday evening, killing one and injuring five others.

As mentioned in the article, a woman 83-year-old woman from Paradise was driving on Highway 160 when she crossed into oncoming traffic at approximately 5:00 p.m.

The woman first crashed into a SUV and caused a chain-reaction of car collision.  Several drivers lost control of their car, resulting in the cars spinning out of control, sources said.

The woman was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.  Additionally, five others were injured in the accident and were transported to a nearby hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

The name of the victim was not mentioned in the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.

It is unclear if alcohol, drugs or speeding were involved in the factor of the collision but the authorities have not ruled them out.

This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.

Many multi-vehicle accidents result in fatal consequences.  We of The May Firm are deeply saddened by news of this tragic traffic accident and will keep the victim as well as all injured parties in our thoughts.

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