(Collision forces the closure of Evan Hewes Highway)…It was closed for just over an hour, near Bennett Road.
The California Highway Patrol says the two-vehicle collision was reported at 2:40 Thursday afternoon. A Grey Lexus collided with a white pick-up. The CHP says there was a lot of debris on the roadway. One of the occupants, Michael Wayne Preece, suffered major injuries. He was flown out of the county for treatment of his injuries. The scene was closed to traffic at 3:00 pm. By 4:12 Evan Hewes was reopened. The Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the collision.