FOLSOM — Two people were killed Monday morning when a wrong-way driver sped down White Rock Road and collided head-on with another car.
A 41-year-old man, later identified as Christopher Haynes, died after colliding with a 21-year-old woman driving a silver sedan near Prairie City Road. The woman was killed as a result.
Witnesses told California Highway Patrol officers that around 8:20 a.m. they watched the man’s gold Toyota SUV drive at speeds up to 80 to 100 mph into oncoming traffic. He then collided head-on with the woman’s sedan and caused it to overturn onto its roof.
A Camry was also impacted by the collision and the driver is being treated at a local hospital after sustaining minor injuries.
Delays are to be expected as a result of the crash and authorities are urging commuters to use alternate routes.
White Rock Road was closed for much of Monday, reopening around 2:30 p.m.
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