Two teens were killed and three others were injured in a solo rollover crash in Vacaville on Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Five teens were traveling in a white 1997 Chevrolet four-door,
lifted pickup truck to Vacaville from
Lake Berryessa around 5:20 p.m., the
A witness told officers that the truck was traveling at high
speeds south on Pleasants Valley Road where it went up the curve, according
to the CHP.
The truck left the roadway continuing east just south of Chester
and Pleasant Hills Ranch roads before it traveled into an open field and
rolled over several times, the CHP said.
All five teens were ejected from the vehicle, according to the
A 19-year-old man suspected of driving the vehicle suffered major
head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said.
A 16-year-old girl was transported for major injuries to
Permanente Vacaville Medical Center where she was pronounced dead around
10:15 p.m., the CHP said.
A 17-year-old girl was also taken to
Kaiser Permanente Vacaville
Medical Center for major abrasions and fractures to her spine, right arm and
left ankle, according to the CHP.
Emergency crews airlifted a 16-year-old boy to the
California at Davis Medical Center in Sacramento for major head and internal
injuries, the CHP said.
An 18-year-old girl was also airlifted to
NorthBay Medical Center
in Fairfield for a fractured spine, ruptured spleen and collapsed lung.
CHP investigators do not believe any of the teens were wearing
seatbelts at the time of the crash and say alcohol may be a factor in the
-- Bay City News