Miguel Lopez Hurt in Deadly Yuba County Accident on Marysville Road

Miguel Lopez
Miguel Lopez Hurt in Deadly Yuba County Accident on Marysville Road

Yuba County, California (November 6, 2023) – Miguel Lopez, 19, of Browns Valley, was injured in a deadly car accident in Yuba County early Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash took place on Marysville Road north of Everglade Trail at about 3:43 a.m.

The CHP said Lopez was driving a 2013 silver Chrysler 300 northbound on Marysville Road when he collided head-on with a 2006 silver Toyota Prius that was driven by a 26-year-old Oakland man.

The Oakland man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died in the crash.

Lopez was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to Adventist Health/Rideout Hospital in Marysville for treatment of serious injuries.

The CHP is investigating the crash.

Head-on collisions are common types of car accidents in California that happen when two vehicles heading in opposite directions collide with their front ends. Common causes of head-on collisions include impaired driving, wrong-way driving, distracted driving, speeding, poor road conditions, fatigued driving, among others. 

Determining fault in a head-on collision involves a careful examination of the facts and circumstances of the accident. Investigators gather evidence from the accident scene, eyewitnesses, and other relevant sources and use it to determine where liability falls. The liable party or parties may be held responsible for the damages resulting from the head-on collision. This can include compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and other losses associated with the accident.

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