Three people were seriously injured in a head-on collision on highway 108 just west of Via Esta Friday night. The crash around 7:30 p.m. blocked both lanes and had traffic backed in both directions.
According to CHP reports, an 1989 Olds driven by Nikki Mack of Auburn veered across the double yellow line on the curve heading down the hill, she hit a 1998 ford pick-up driven by Modesto residents Gary and Silva Hector head-on at 55 miles per hour.
The pick-up was thrown across the road and landed up-side down off the shoulder.
Emergency crews from Twain Harte and Tuolumne County Fire used the Jaws of Life to pull the victims from the vehicles
Mack, who was driving on a suspended license was taken by Medi-Flight air ambulance to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto with major injuries.
The couple was transported to Sonora Community Hosptial with major injuries.