Slick roads cause injury traffic collision in Del Norte County

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DEL NORTE- The California Highway Patrol says slick roadways caused a crash this morning in Del Norte County, sending two to the hospital.

The collision happened on Highway 199 near Slant Bridge around 11:40. The driver, a 18 year old Samantha Lopes from Grants Pass, Oregon lost control of her 2006 Chevy Impala. The vehicle traveled 100 feet down an embankment hitting two trees.

The driver sustained minor injuries. The passenger, a 17 year old female, sustained moderate injuries. Both were transported to Sutter Coast Hospital.