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Distracted CHP Vehicle Driver Involved In Fatal Crash

An on duty California Highway Patrol officer was involved in a 4 car collision that resulted in the death of a 15 year old teenager from Willows recently according to a statement released by the CHP. This blog is not meant to denigrate any member of the CHP and is written to illustrate that distracted driving accidents can happen to anyone of us.

The crash occurred on I-5 near Orland as the officer was approaching a construction zone. The officer looked down at the computer screen in his car which distracted him much like a cell phone might. When he looked up from the screen the traffic had slowed for the construction zone or "Cone-Zone". The officer immediately hit the brakes but was unable to stop in time to avoid a collision. The car he was driving slammed into the car in front of him causing a chain reaction.

The 15 year old teen was in the back seat of a 2013 Hyundai and was killed and the 2 other occupants of the car were taken to a hospital in Chico for treatment of their injuries as was the CHP Officer. The name of the Officer who is a 20 year veteran was not released. The CHP issued a statement extending their deepest sympathy to the family of the teenager who was killed and wishes for a smooth recovery for the others who were injured. The accident is being investigated by MAIT (Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team). Distracted driving is a serious issue and causes serious injuries and as we see in this story it can even cause death.

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