Michiko Kitchen and Janice Leslie Injured in Head-On Collision on Highway 108 near Hess Avenue in Sonora
Sonora, California (October 1, 2022) – Two people were injured in a Friday morning head-on collision in Sonora.
According to a report by the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Highway 108 near the Hess Avenue exit at around 7:24 a.m.
87-year-old Michiko Kitchen, of Sonora, was driving a 2008 Ford Escape eastbound on Highway 108 when she drifted across the centerline and collided head-on with a westbound 2002 Ford Expedition driven by 53-year-old Janice Leslie.
The impact of the collision caused the Ford Expedition to roll down an embankment.
Kitchen sustained moderate injuries in the accident and was transported to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
Leslie sustained moderate injuries in the accident.
More details about the accident were not released.
An investigation into the accident is underway.