A fatal collision on Highway 20 just east of Nevada City occurred at 10:30 Monday night. The head on collision involving two vehicles occurred as one vehicle crossed over the double yellow line.
Officer Marc Morrison explains what happened next.
The deceased driver has been identified as Mathew Mueller of Nevada City. The passenger in the second car was treated at the hospital and found to have serious injures. A CHP spokesperson says the passenger in a Ford Explorer was hurt much worse than originally thought. The spokesperson says the female passenger suffered broken bones and significant internal injures. The accident remains under investigation.