Two injured in vehicle rollover
Oct. 25, 2012 — A single vehicle accident sent two people to Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nev. Tuesday, Oct. 23.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Jack Allen Young, 83, was driving his 2008 Nissan SUV on Highway 395, just south of Lambert Lane.
The CHP said Young reported he was traveling at 55 miles per hour. The vehicle traveled over the Dill Slough Bridge and began to slide off the roadway. The Nissan traveled down an embankment and collided with a barbed wire fence on the east shoulder of northbound 395, then rolled over into a horse pasture and came to rest on its roof, facing in a westerly direction.
Both Young and his passenger, Margaret Jean Young, 80, sustained moderate injuries in the collision. They were transported by ground ambulance to Banner Lassen Medical Center and then flown to Reno.
According to the CHP, the weather was cloudy, icy and cold at the time of the accident.
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