Major Injury Accident on Hwy 299

chp major injury featurePress release from the California Highway Patrol:

On the afternoon of Monday, November 21, the driver of a Saab drove off SR-299 and sustained major injuries.

At approximately 3:00 p.m., 20 year old Ramiro Melecio of McKinleyville was driving a 1999 Saab 4door sedan eastbound on SR-299, east of Titlow Hill Road at an unknown speed.  For reasons still under investigation Melecio failed to negotiate a left hand turn.  Melecio’s vehicle veered off the roadway where the Saab collided into two trees.  Melecio suffered major injuries as a result of the collision and was ultimately transported to St. Joseph Hospital for medical treatment.  DUI is not believed to be a contributing factor in this collision.



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