On Saturday, September 20, 2014 at approximately 3:53 p.m., Ceva Giumelli, 59 of Clearlake California was driving westbound on Highway 20 just west of Schaad Road, in a 2008 Nissan Versa at an approximate speed of 55 MPH.
As Giumelli was entering a left-hand curve, she reached down for a CD on the floorboard of her car.
According to the CHP, this distraction caused her vehicle to leave the roadway where it collided with a paddle marker, and going airborne.
The vehicle landed in a dirt orchard with moderate front end damage to the vehicle.
Giumelli sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Colusa Regional Medical Center. ■