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Volkswagen Collides with Minivan and Freightliner, One Fatality

On Friday, July 19, 2013 at approximately 4:17 PM, Nela Luken, 48 of Roseville, Ca was traveling southbound on Interstate 5 in her 2008 Volkswagen at an unknown rate of speed; allowed her vehicle to travel out of control leaving the southbound lane and entering the center median and into the northbound lanes.

Lukens vehicle collided with a 2004 Toyota, and a 1992 Freight Truck before coming to a rest on its wheels on the shoulder of the northbound lane.

The 2004 Toyota, driven by Joel Guy, 38 of San Francisco, came to a rest on its wheels at the right shoulder; while the Freight Truck, driven by David Tankersly, 52, was able to bring his vehicle to a stop in the right shoulder.

Lukens, was transported to UC Davis Medical Center with Major Injuries, while a rear juvenile passenger sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Guy, and two juvenile passengers sustained minor to moderate injuries and were transported to Enloe Hospital.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation. 

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
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Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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