Multiple Dead after Car Accident near Peatland Road

TERMINOUS, CA (May 20, 2022) – Friday afternoon, three victims were pronounced dead after a head-on crash on Highway 12.

The incident happened around 2:19 p.m., just east of Peatland Road.

Per reports, the driver of Hyundai Elantra was heading east on the highway behind a Honda Pilot carrying three passengers. The Hyundai driver was traveling at 100 mph, and eventually veered onto the dirt shoulder of the highway, parallel to a ditch.

As a result, the Hyundai driver lost control and swerved back into the eastbound lane, colliding with the Honda Pilot. The impact sent both vehicles into the westbound lane, directly in the path of a Toyota Camry, where another collision occurred.

The Hyundai and Honda overturned into a water-filled ditch. Meanwhile, the Toyota remained disabled in the westbound lane.

Moreover, the driver of the Hyundai, identified as a 28-year-old woman from Oakland died along with two passengers of the Honda, identified as two men, ages 25 and 30, of Stockton.

The driver and another passenger of the Honda sustained unspecified injuries.  In addition, medics also took the Toyota driver to an area hospital with injuries.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victims.

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