Female Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Accident on West Sherman Island Road

RIO VISTA, CA (May 3, 2022) – One woman was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon, after a head-on crash on Highway 160.

The accident happened around 1:00 p.m., on April 28 along Highway 160 near West Sherman Island Road.

According to California Highway Patrol, a driver veered into the opposite lane of traffic and collided head-on with another vehicle for unknown reasons.

The surviving driver suffered severe injuries upon impact. Meanwhile, the other driver died at the scene due to the extent of their condition.

Officials have not released the names of the drivers as of yet, pending notification of next of kin. Furthermore, police stated that traffic had returned to normal after a few hours.

Meanwhile, Rio Vista officials continue to investigate the fatal crash to determine further details.


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