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Cell Phone Causes Accident At Gas Station

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Wallace, CA — A driver talking on a cell phone was the reason given regarding the cause of an accident over the weekend.

The California Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Mark Frater was on his phone when he made an unsafe left turn into a gas station in Wallace, directly into the path of 82-year-old Edwin Klinger.

CHP reports indicate Klinger hit his brakes, however he was unable to avoid hitting Frater. Klinger and his passenger were transported to Mark Twain St. Joseph´s Hospital.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh