Man Not Wearing Seatbelt Suffered Major Injuries in Traffic Accident on Hwy 36
On Friday, November 10, 2017 at approximately 12:30 pm, a GMC SUV with four occupants was traveling on SR36 just west of Wildwood Road. Reasons still under investigation, the driver, Randal Bowman Jr. loses control of the GMC on the winding mountain road in the rain. The GMC then ran off the road, down a steep mountain side which caused the GMC to roll over several times. Bowman was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the GMC. Bowman suffered major injuries due to being ejected and was flown to Mercy Hospital in Redding by CHP H-14. The three passengers were all transported by Trinity County Life Support to Mercy Hospital with complaint of pain, abrasions, and lacerations.