Serious crash on State Route 254,

Garverville, Ca., (KIEM)- A Rio Dell driver is ejected from her vehicle after a violent rollover crash on State Route 254 near Maple Hills Road.

It happened just after 1:00 a.m. According to California highway patrol 34-year-old Karen Lynn Ritter was driving a 2017 Hyundai Elantra. She crossed into the northbound lane, ran off the road and barreled in to a dirt embankment. The vehicle would roll over multiple times injuring both Ritter and her passenger. The vehicle would rest on the northbound lane of State Route 254. Both of the people in the car were taken to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.

Ritter was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Alcohol or drug impairment are not considered a factor in the crash.