Copperopolis, CA — A man and woman from Murphys sustained major injuries in a solo vehicle wreck near Copperopolis.
The accident happened Tuesday at 3:20 p.m. on Highway 4, just west of Rock Creek Road. The CHP reports Dawn Beck, 39, was driving a 2013 Honda Accord westbound on the highway at approximately 55 mph when the crash happened. Officer Rebecca Myers says, “Beck made an unsafe turning movement, driving off the highway…over an embankment and into a tree. Alcohol and drugs were not a factor in this collision.”
Beck and her lone passenger, Michael Hill, 35, suffered major injuries. Beck was taken to Memorial Medical Center; Hill, to Doctors Medical Center, both in Modesto. The wreck is still under investigation. Myers adds that anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the San Andreas CHP Unit at 209-754-3541.