Tuolumne Co. Crash Report: Wrong-way crash on Hwy 120 in Groveland kills 1, hurts 2

Crash Report – Hwy 120 west of Smith Station Rd,

Groveland, CA 


Report ID: 2024 May 29

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit(s) Involved: 2

Occupants: 3

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown but likely

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Head-on

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


GROVELAND, CA – A 73-year-old woman died, and two men went to the hospital after a wrong-way crash in southwest Tuolumne County.

The incident happened just before 1 p.m. on Highway 120 west of Smith Station Road, which is on the eastern outskirts of Groveland.

Police say that a westbound sedan veered onto the eastbound side of the highway and collided head on with an eastbound vehicle.

A passenger in the wrong-way vehicle died. Authorities have not yet released her name to the public.

Medics transported the 73-year-old wrong-way driver and the other driver to the hospital with serious injuries.

A full investigation is underway.

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