Man Killed, 2 Drivers Injured in Nevada County Crash on State Highway 49
Nevada County, California (September 27, 2021) – One person died, and two others were injured following a Nevada County car crash involving two vehicles on Sunday afternoon.
The California Highway Patrol said the accident was reported at around 12:40 p.m. September 26, on State Highway 49 at Lynn Conway, near Auburn.
A southbound Honda Accord reportedly crossed a double yellow line into the path of a Volkswagen SUV, causing a head-on collision.
A male passenger in the SUV suffered fatal injuries while his driver had moderate injuries, the CHP said.
The Accord driver sustained minor to moderate injuries.
The accident prompted caused the closure of the highway for about two hours to allow cleanup.
Alcohol and drugs did not appear to be a factor in the crash.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the collision.
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