WOODLAND (CBS13) – A woman has died after a head-on crash near Woodland on Thursday morning.
The scene was on southbound Interstate 5, south of County Road 91B.READ MORE: 'You Have To Be Totally Prepared Up Here': Early-Season Snowstorm Hits Sierra
California Highway Patrol says the 37-year-old woman was driving south when she crossed over into the northbound lane, slamming head-on into a car being driven by 68-year-old Gold Beach, Oregon resident James L. Schwab.
The impact sent the woman’s car to be thrown towards the frontage road. She suffered fatal injuries in the crash, CHP says.READ MORE: Thousands More SMUD Customers Impacted By Outage In Carmichael
Schwab suffered major injuries and has been transported to the UC Davis Medical Center for treatment.
It is still unclear why the woman, whose identity has not been released, drifted into the wrong lane.MORE NEWS: First 'Bigger Snowfall' Of Arrives In Sierra Through Monday Morning, NWS Says