Trinity Ames and Officer Jeremy Cooper Injured in Collision Involving CHP Patrol Vehicle in San Andreas
San Andreas, California (August 20, 2021) – A 17-year-old boy was injured in a collision involving a California Highway Patrol vehicle in San Andreas on Thursday morning.
The accident was reported at about 2:30 p.m. August 19, on Highway 49 at Magers Way.
17-year-old Trinity Ames, of San Andreas, was stopped in a 2017 Hyundai Elantra on Magers Way waiting to turn onto Highway 49 when he was struck by a marked 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe patrol vehicle driven by 38-year-old Officer Jeremy Cooper, also of San Andreas.
The impact of the collision sent the SUV off the roadway where it crashed into a fence.
Driver and CHP Officer Injured in Crash at San Andreas Intersection
The officer was responding to reports of a vehicle that was disabled and blocking the roadway on Highway 4 and Ponderosa Way in the Angels Camp area
Aimes sustained minor injuries in the accident and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Officer Cooper was also hospitalized with minor injuries.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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