Three juveniles were involved in a traffic accident Sunday evening, leaving two with major injuries and one with unknown injuries.
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The three juveniles, all between 16 and 18 years old, were traveling westbound on North Shingle Road towards Ponderosa Road, CHP Officer Quinn Cuthbertson said.
They were going “too fast” Cuthbertson said, and lost control of the car, the rear end sliding out, “rotating into a mailbox.” The side of the car hit a tree, “ripping the front end off” of the 1970 Chevy Nova.
The male driver was wearing a seatbelt, but only the lap portion. It is unknown if the front passenger, a female, was wearing a seatbelt, but she was ejected from the car. Both suffered “major injuries,” Cuthbertson said.
The rear end of the car, detached, hit a second tree. The back passenger, a male, sustained unknown injuries, and it is unknown if he was wearing a seatbelt.
Two of the occupants were taken by helicopter to Sutter Roseville Medical Center for treatment.