Two-Vehicle Collision near Oswald Road Left Man, Woman Dead

SUTTER COUNTY, CA (May 2, 2023) – Wednesday evening, a head-on crash on Highway 99 claimed the lives of Gregory Allen Wood and Alicia Del Carmen Escobar. California Highway Patrol and fire crews responded to the collision just after 8:30 p.m. on Highway 99, south of Oswald Road. Upon arrival, units learned that a 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup collided with a 2016 Toyota Rav4 SUV. According to the investigators, the northbound Tacoma crossed into the no. 1 southbound lane for unknown reasons and crashed head-on with the Toyota RAV4. Unfortunately, the Tacoma driver, Gregory Allen Wood (74) of Brentwood, and the RAV4 driver,  Alicia Del Carmen Escobar (69) of Yuba City, died at the scene. No other parties were involved in the collision. The CHP shut down the area for at least two hours as crews investigate the incident. It was unclear whether drugs and alcohol play a role in the incident. Those with additional information about the Highway 99 head-on crash can contact the Yuba-Sutter area CHP office at (530) 645-6200.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Gregory Allen Wood and Alicia Del Carmen Escobar.
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