One Person Airlifted Following Traffic Collision near Riverview Drive

MADERA, CA (April 5, 2023) – Sunday evening, at least three people were injured in a head-on crash on Granada Drive.

Officers responded to the incident report around 6:00 p.m. between Riverview Drive and Sunset Avenue.

Based on the investigation, a southbound driver on Granada attempted to pass a car in front of him on the right-hand side.

While trying to overtake the car, he hit it on the side, causing him to veer into the lane of oncoming traffic.

As a result, the overtaking driver collided head-on with another vehicle traveling north on Granda. The crash sent the northbound driver into a tree.

Eventually, emergency personnel arrived and transported the driver who caused the crash and another driver to a hospital.

A third driver involved in the incident was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center for significant injuries.

Madera Officials continue to investigate the Granada Drive head-on crash.

One small driving mistake can lead to a head-on crash. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.

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