A woman lost control of her car on Highway 49 Tuesday morning. California Highway Patrol Officer Justin Barnthouse says the 49 year old woman from Camptonville lost control of her 1995 Toyota while she was north bound near Reader Ranch Road in the North San Juan area. Officer Barnthouse says the driver admitted she was texting when the accident happened. The CHP has determined the texting driver may have also committed a double whammy.
The car suffered major damage. The driver suffered minor injures. She was cleared at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.