Police: one dead in DUI accident on Skyway

May 9, 2015 12:46 PM by David McVicker

A 25-year-old woman is dead after she collided with a concrete embankment Early Saturday morning.

California Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle collision on the eastbound side of Skyway Cross Road approximately 12:30 a.m. Investigators said the vehicle, a 1994 Saturn Coupe, drove off the road and hit the rock embankment head-on. The driver of the vehicle was ejected and pronounced dead on the scene by emergency personnel

The passenger of the vehicle, a 22-year-old woman, was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Enloe Medical Center. Her condition is unknown.

Investigators are considering alcohol to be a factor in the accident and confirmed the driver was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the accident. Neither names of the victims are being released at this time.

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