Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision near Schnell School Road

PLACERVILLE, CA (December 7, 2022) – Monday evening, three victims sustained injuries in a wrong-way accident on Highway 50.

The collision happened around 9:20 p.m., just east of Schnell School Road. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash remain unclear.

According to police, the incident involved a wrong-way driver. Officials blocked lanes near the incident for roughly half an hour before it was later reopened.

Responding medical personnel transported two patients to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Meanwhile, medics treated another person at the scene with minor injuries.

No further details regarding the two-vehicle crash have been released to the public; however, Placerville Officials will provide more information once available.

El Dorado County police are asking anyone with information about the Highway 50 crash to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

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