Car crash near I-5 kills 1 woman

The California Highway Patrol said that one woman has been killed after her car drifted into the center divider on Interstate 5 in Red Bluff.

Posted: Dec 10, 2017 10:28 AM

The California Highway Patrol said that one woman has been killed after her car drifted into the center divider on Interstate 5 in Red Bluff. 

According to the CHP this happened about 11:30 p.m., Friday on Interstate 5 north of Sunset Hills Drive. 

Officers said that a woman was driving a Mazda northbound on Interstate 5 and for unknown reasons, allowed the vehicle to drift to the left into the dirt center divider.

The Mazda then collided with a dirt embankment and overturned approximately 30 feet below the roadway in a ditch. 

The woman was pronounced dead at Midnight on Saturday and officers said that she was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision. 

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash. 

The identity of the woman has not been released. 

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