1 Killed, 2 Seriously Injured in Siskiyou County Crash on Interstate 5 near Klamath River Bridge

Siskiyou County Crash
Siskiyou County, CA: Fatal Wrong-Way Crash on Interstate 5

Siskiyou County, California (September 14, 2021) – Authorities are investigating a Monday afternoon wrong-way accident that killed one person and left two other parties seriously injured in Siskiyou County.

The deadly accident occurred at about 12:30 p.m., on September 13, on Interstate 5 northbound on the Klamath River Bridge.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a dark grey 2012 Maserati sedan was driving southbound in the northbound lanes. At the same time, the driver of a 2016 Ford F-250 was heading northbound.

The driver of the Ford reportedly saw the Maserati coming and tried to swerve into the adjacent lane. The Maserati driver swerved in the same direction, and the two crashed head-on.

2 Injured in Fatal Interstate 5 Crash

Sadly, the driver of the Maserati was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Two people in the Ford sustained major injuries and were hospitalized for treatment.

An investigation into the accident is underway. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call (530) 842-0530 and speak with Officer Golden.

Pacific Attorney Group passes condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. We also hope that those injured in the crash will recover soon. If you or your loved one was involved in a car accident, call our law office at Click to call : 866-803-6502 and talk to an accident attorney.