Oroville Driver arrested in Yuba City Crash that killed three

Apr 26, 2015 3:23 AM by News Staff

A fiery head-on collision just south of Yuba City Saturday afternoon left three people dead.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred just after 3:30 p.m. on State Route 113 near Schlagle Road in Sutter County.
According to the press release, Michael Allan Jones, 38, from Oroville veered his 2007 Ford F250 pickup truck to the right side of the road, then overcorrected and veered across both traffic lanes crashing head-on into a 1991 Honda Accord with three people inside.
The Honda sedan flipped over and caught fire, when emergency crews arrived on scene the Accord was fully engulfed in flames. All three people in the Honda were pronounced dead at the scene.
Jones was arrested on the suspicion of driving under the influence and manslaughter charges, he was booked into the Sutter County Jail.


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