1 Killed, 2 Injured in Multi-Car Accident on Carmel Valley Road in Monterey County
Monterey County, California (October 9, 2021) – One person was killed and two others were injured in a three-vehicle collision near Carmel Valley on Friday afternoon.
The deadly collision happened at about 12:45 p.m. October 8, on Carmel Valley Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Catherine Poma, 29, of Salinas was driving a Jeep on Carmel Valley Road when she drifted into oncoming traffic and clipped a 1973 Ford F250.
The impact of the crash sent the pickup truck down an embankment. A 2021 Toyota Highlander driven by Irma Neris Medrano, 44, of Salinas, was also involved in the accident.
Driver Killed in Carmel Valley Road Crash
The unidentified driver of the pickup truck was killed in the accident.
Poma suffered moderate injuries and was transported to the Natividad hospital for treatment.
Medrano sustained minor injuries in the accident.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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