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CHP identifies 4 involved in 3 car collision on Old Highway 99 in Gerber

The CHP has identified those from a three-car collision that sent two people to a hospital through flight care, one of those is confirmed dead.

Posted: Dec 10, 2019 10:25 AM
Updated: Dec 10, 2019 4:05 PM

UPDATE 3:49 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 - The CHP has identified those from a three-car collision that sent two people to a hospital through flight care, one of them has been confirmed dead.

The passenger of the Ford truck, 37-year-old Tamera Elaine Flynn, was transported by flight care following the collision, however, she succumbed to her injuries, according to the CHP.

The driver of the Ford, 36-year-old Jarrod Loyd Flynn of Red Bluff faces a broken ankle and possible internal injuries, the CHP said. 

According to the CHP, the driver and passenger of the Ford did not appear to have been wearing their seatbelts. However, the airbags were deployed.

The other two involved in the collision, 21-year-old Fernando Leon of Corning who drove a Honda Civic, and 46-year-old Bradley Myers of Red Bluff both suffer minor injuries, the CHP said.

Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in this collision, according to the CHP.

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TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - Two people were flown to a hospital after a three-car collision at Old Highway 99 and Rodeo Ave. in Gerber around 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday, the CHP said.

A Honda Civic was traveling northbound on Old Highway 99, the Civic driver tried to pass another car, however, didn't have enough time to merge back into the northbound lane.

The Honda Civic driver struck a Ford vehicle head-on that was driving southbound. The Honda Civic then came to rest on the westbound shoulder, the Ford vehicle was blocking southbound lanes for a few hours, according to the CHP.

Following that collision, a Chevy pickup truck that was driving southbound struck the Ford while it was on the southbound lane, the CHP said.

Two people in the Honda Civic suffered major injuries from the collision. The driver of the Ford truck was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital, the driver of the Chevy truck suffered only minor injuries.

The CHP has cleared up the scene of a crash as of 8 a.m., this portion of the road was closed for two hours while officers investigated, Sergeant Heath Helman from Red Bluff CHP said.

We are working to find out any more information and will share the latest developments.

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