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Accident On Italian Bar Rd. Results In Fatality

Columbia, Ca — According to the CHP, one person has died following a single vehicle accident near Columbia this afternoon.

Shortly after one o´clock, a vehicle drove off an 150 foot embankment while traveling on Italian Bar Rd. The name of the victim has not been released.

According to Officer Brad Schultz, a second passenger received head injuries, but was communicating with onsite personnel.

The accident caused a one half acre vegetation fire that has now been contained according to CAL Fire. Italian Bar Rd. will remain closed to traffic this afternoon.

Written by BJ Hansen