Monday, May 6, 2019

CHP report on overturned semi

   According to CHP on May 5, 2019 around 7:50 AM Anthony Perez (27) of Riverside was driving a 2017 Freightliner on Hwy 49 headed down
to the Amador County line at around 35-45 MPH.

    As he approached a curve with a 30 MPH warning sign, his speed caused him to overturn the semi, it slid on its side after colliding with the guardrail before coming to a stop.

   Perez was taken to Sutter Amador Hospital with major injuries.  Hwy 49 was closed down for 4 hours for investigation and removal of the truck.

   Alcohol and or drugs are not considered to be a factor in this collision.

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