• 1 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on 5 Freeway near Sour Grass Road in Tehama County

    Car and Semi-Truck Crash Leaving Wrong-Way Driver Dead

    Tehama, California (August 23, 2017) – A wrong-way driver was reportedly injured on Thursday after his 2000 Honda Civic Crashed into semi-truck on 5 Freeway near Sour Grass Road.

    The accident occurred at around 3:15 a.m.

    According to California Highway Patrol, 64-year-old John Wahl the semi-truck driver from Redding was driving northbound when he saw a southbound car on the northbound lane. At that moment, the Honda Civic motorist was attempting to pass a semi-tractor on the road.

    As per the officials, the semi-tractor driver drove onto the right shoulder to avoid crashing into the Honda Civic. The Honda Civic, on the other hand, veered into Wahl’s lane to try to prevent the collision with the semi-trailer but instead, the semi-truck hit the Honda.

    The Honda driver was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

    The semi-truck was severely damaged. It was also reported that around 50 gallons of fuel spilled from the truck.

    A northbound lane was blocked for several hours as officials carried out their investigations.

    We offer our sincere sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased individual. We wish them strength during these hard moments of losing their loved ones.

    When you are a victim of an accident caused by reckless acts of someone else, call the Pacific Attorney Group, and we will help you in your case. We assist in all legal problems involving a car accident, a physical injury or even the wrongful death of a loved one. We will file a case in a court of law against those who have caused you pain and suffering and ensure that they pay for their deeds. You can contact us today through our live web chat and talk to Tehama wrongful death attorney for assistance.


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