According to the California Highway Patrol, on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at approximately 6:25 PM, Igor Babenkov was driving westbound on Highway 20 in a 2002 Mercury at approximately 55-60 mph.
As Babenkov approached King Road, for unknown reasons, he failed to negotiate the curve in the road causing his vehicle to travel off the south shoulder colliding a power pole.
Subsequently, Babenkov’s vehicle overturned and came to rest on its wheels facing a northwesterly direction.
Babenkov was extracted from his vehicle and transported to Enloe Medical Center for Major Injuries.
The California Highway Patrol is currently investigating the collision. ◄