Topaz site of vehicle accident |

Topaz site of vehicle accident

Staff Reports

One person was injured in a vehicle accident early Thursday morning after a big rig struck the back of a pickup parked along Highway 395 along Topaz Lake.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 4:40 a.m. just south of High Point.

A 1972 Ford F-100 was legally parked on the highway's right shoulder after it broke down the night before.

A 2000 Freightliner travelling southbound left the highway and hit the pickup, which was occupied.

A 24-year-old man in the pickup was taken to Renown Medical Center in Reno by Mono County Paramedics.

Neither of the occupants of the Freightliner were injured.

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The cause of the accident is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol, which did not release the identities of either vehicles' occupants.

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