Woman Crashes Near Junction City, Drowns in Trinity River

Dec 29, 2014 9:28 AM

A fatal crash near Junction City leaves one woman dead after her vehicle was submerged underwater.

On Saturday around 2 p.m. a 75-year-old female driver from Redding was driving a 2012 gold Toyota Corolla westbound on Highway 299 west of Junction City store.

She drifted onto the right shoulder before swerving left across the highway and continuing over a steep hill embankment, landing upside-down and submerged underwater in the Trinity River.

The victim was transported to Trinity Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor.


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