“Over the last couple of years during wildfire events, Round Valley’s cell systems became overloaded, which meant residents were unable to call out to 911 or receive inbound calls. This is totally unacceptable.”
Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Captain Greg Van Patten told us the woman remained unidentified until yesterday when investigators determined the woman to be Jacith Trumpower, a 37-year-old from Ukiah, California.
Fiery Crash in Mendocino County’s Redwood Valley Takes the Life of One While Causing Major Injuries to the Passenger
Press release from the CHP: [Two occupants in a 2017 Jeep Cherokee] were traveling northbound on West Rd west of [Zahadoom] Way at an unknown speed, when for an unknown reason [the driver] lost control of [the vehicle], causing [it] to travel off the the roadway and collide […]
Parrot and her unborn child were ejected from the vehicle and by the end of the night, Parrot, the unborn child, and Maldonado succumbed to their injuries.
A responding officer reported the intersection of West Road and School Way is going to be closed and there is a “possible fatality” as a result of this incident.”
Flames completely engulfed the vehicle though before the fire was extinguished and, the Incident Commander requested an air ambulance for the victim.
The identity of the adult woman, at this point, is unknown, explained Captain Van Patten. He had little details on her identity but was able to tell us that the woman is “possibly Native American or Pacific Islander.”
“By making these significant investments, California is building the public transportation system we need for a safer and more prosperous, equitable, and environmentally sound future,” said Caltrans Director Toks Omishakin.
Horrific Crash in Lake County Leaves Two Dead, Two with Major Injuries, and Highway 29 Northbound Shut Down
Highway 29 northbound is shut down for recovery. An air ambulance was requested to the scene but was unable to respond due to weather.
[UPDATE: Roadway Clear] Highway 101 South Blocked on Ridgewood Grade After Vehicle Collides with Guard Rail
The CalTrans Quickmap indicates traffic in the southbound lane is heavily impacted.