(25 year old Holtville woman suffers major injuries)…Ho Huong Thixuan was involved in a single vehicle collision.
The California Highway Patrol says it was reported at 4:22 Wednesday afternoon. The 25 year old was driving a Toyota Westbound on Evan Hewes Highway, west of Meloland. The CHP says the Toyota was in the #1 lane. For unknown reasons the woman allowed the vehicle to run off the roadway and into the dirt center median. The woman took evasive action, but lost control. The vehicle overturned into the eastbound traffic lanes, where it came to rest on its wheels. The Highway Patrol says the driver was trapped inside the vehicle. The Jaws of Life was needed to remove the woman from the vehicle. The driver suffered major injuries and was flown to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs by Mercy Air.