One Dead, One Hospitalized after Fiery Crash near Gold Strike Road

SAN ANDREAS, CA (June 2, 2022) – Saturday, a two-car collision on Highway 49 left one person dead and Rodney Patrick injured.

According to police, a fiery car accident that resulted in major casualties happened on Highway 49 on May 28th, south of Gold Strike Road.

Furthermore, the involved vehicles were engulfed in flames, and one driver suffered critical injuries while the other was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities identified the injured driver as 57-year-old Rodney Patrick. However, authorities have not released the identity of the deceased driver.

Meanwhile, paramedics airlifted Patrick to UC Davis Medical Center for further treatment.

Meanwhile, an investigation into what caused the fatal collision is still underway. Those with further information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact local authorities immediately.

Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. However, these are impaired when alcohol and other altering substances are in the body. So, do not risk your and others’ safety on the road by driving impaired. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, or a taxi. If possible, reach out to a family member or a friend to come and pick you up. Create safer roads and save lives by being responsible and following traffic laws.

If you have suffered injuries due to someone’s negligence, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand that injuries sustained in an accident can be traumatic. Medical and legal expenses also pile up while you pursue a personal injury claim on your own. Let their office handle the legalities of your situation so you can focus on your health and well-being. Call (800) 975-3435 today for a free consultation. Click here to request a police report.

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