Publish Date: 2023/06/12
The fatal wreck occurred on the northbound lanes of CR S2 (Great Southern Overland Stage Route), south of State Route 78, at around 3:30 p.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the male driver and his female passenger, both Julian residents, were traveling northbound in a Chevrolet. At one point, the man failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway and lost control of the vehicle, causing it to run off the right side of the paved roadway. The vehicle proceeded to travel in an uncontrolled manner and veered left, crossing both travel lanes.
Officials said the driver and the passenger, a 56-year-old woman, were both ejected in the crash. The male driver succumbed to his injuries at the scene, confirmed officials.
The woman, who suffered serious injuries, was transported by a Mercy Air medical helicopter to Desert Regional Hospital. No updates on her condition have been released at this time.
Authorities have not said whether impairment contributed to the incident, but neither occupant was found to have been wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
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