Two with Major Injuries After Accident in Covelo
CHP Press Release:
On 12/26/13 during the afternoon hours, Sophia Rabano, age 22, out of Covelo, CA, was driving her Honda Civic eastbound on Henderson Road, within Covelo, CA. As she approached the intersection with Crawford Road, she failed to slow her vehicle. Due to her actions the Honda Civic she was driving failed to stop at the stop sign at Henderson and Crawford Roads.
She struck Jon Miller, age 71, of Freemont Fremont, CA, who was driving his 2011 Ford Ranger pickup northbound on Crawford Road. Due to the collision, the pickup was forced into a power pole and street sign. The Honda continued through a fence and stuck a tree. Rabano sustained major injuries as a result of this collision and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Redding, CA. Miller also sustained major injuries and was transported to Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits, CA.
Officers from the Laytonville CHP Resident post are handling the collision investigation.