Head-on Crash near Ehlers Lane Left Ali Kakavand and One Other Person Hospitalized
NAPA COUNTY, CA (February 20, 2023) – Tuesday morning, Ali Kakavand and one other driver were injured following a head-on collision.
The incident happened on February 14th, at around 6:10 a.m., on Highway 29, just north of Ehlers Lane.
According to Napa County deputies, a 2020 Toyota CHR and a 2006 Hyundai Sonata were the vehicles involved in the incident. Investigations showed that the Toyota CHR, driven by Kakavand, was traveling northbound when it drifted on the eastbound shoulder and crashed into a barrier. Additionally, the Toyota veered into the centerline and collided head-on with the Sonata traveling south.
As a result of the crash, 53-year-old Ali Kakavand and the 75-year-old driver of the Sonata were both injured. Medics transported them to the Queen of the Valley Medical Center for treatment.
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