“Five Injured in Highway Crash”
LAKEPORT, CALIFORNIA (April 6, 2017) – A three car collision was reported on Highway 29 south of Hill Road Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The multi-vehicle crash occurred approximately 7:00 a.m. 26-year-old Scott Lester Jr., driving a 1987 Acura traveling southbound on Highway 29, lost control of his vehicle, crossed over onto the northbound lanes of Highway 29, and into the path of a 2004 Cadillac driven by 36-year-old Travis Carter. Travis Carter was unable to avoid the oncoming Acura, both cars collided. A 2013 BMW driven by Kathryn Smith was traveling in the same direction, witnessed the collision directly ahead. She attempted to navigate around the collision but was unable to avoid the wreckage and struck the engine block of the Acura, according to CHP.
Lester sustained major injuries to his right arm which include a fracture and lacerations Lester was transported to Sutter Lakeside Hospital and later airlifted to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. The occupants of the Cadillac along with Travis Carter were 13-year-old Faith Carter and 4-year-old Rosemary Morgan. Travis carter sustained moderate injuries the children complained of pain. Faith Carter sustained minor injuries and Rosemary Morgan sustained moderate injuries. Travis Carter and the children were all taken to Sutter Lakeside for treatment. Smith complained of pains and was diagnosed as having minor injuries. CHP is currently investigating the accident.
“We wish a swift and steady recovery for all motorists who were injured in this collision. Our prayers are with all subjects injured, their friends and families during such a difficult time,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm, a California car accident attorney group.”
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