17-Year-Old Trinity Ames Injured in Highway 49 Crash in San Andreas
San Andreas, California (August 19, 2021) – 17-year-old Trinity Ames of San Andreas was injured in a crash with a CHP vehicle near San Andreas on Thursday afternoon, according to the authorities.
Shortly after 2:30 p.m., authorities said Ames was driving a 2017 Hyundai Elantra on Magers Way and tried to make a turn onto Highway 49. The Hyundai entered the path of a marked 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe heading south and was struck on the driver’s side by the Tahoe.
Trinity Ames Among 2 Injured in San Andreas Accident
The Tahoe, driven by Officer Jeremy Cooper, 38, of San Andreas, drifted off the side of the road and collided with a fence following the impact.
Both drivers were treated for minor injuries at the scene and Officer Cooper was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
Ames was transported by a family member.
The cause of the wreck is under investigation.
Tips on What to do after a Car Accident in California
- Always stop and remain at the scene.
- Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
- Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
- Call 911 to report the accident.
- Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
- Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.
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