Man Killed in Accident on Mad River Road Not Wearing Seatbelt, Says CHP
On May 11th, 2018 at approximately 11:35 hours, [a man] was driving…[a 1997 Toyota] north on Lower Mad River Rd at an unknown speed south of State Route 36 with a passenger in the right front seat. For an known reason, [the driver] allowed [his vehicle] to leave a direct course of travel. [It] overturned and collided with a metal beam guardrail on the west road edge.
[The driver] was not wearing his seatbelt and was subsequently ejected from [the vehicle]. [He] sustained fatal injuries as a result of the collision. [The] passenger was wearing her seatbelt and sustained minor injuries and declined medical treatment at the scene. The cause of this collision is still under investigation, however alcohol appears to be a factor.