A one-vehicle accident near Lake Wildwood has sent a woman to the hospital by helicopter. Highway Patrol Officer Marc Morrison says the crash happened around 8:45 this morning (Monday). The woman from the state of Washington was driving northbound on Pleasant Valley Road near Gold Country Drive, when witnesses say she drifted off the road.
Morrison says fire crews had to extricate the woman from the car.
She was flown to Sutter Roseville Hospital. The extent of her injuries are not known. Morrison says the woman may have fallen asleep or was distracted, but it’s not clear yet why she drifted off the roadway.