Markleeville woman hurt in accident |

Markleeville woman hurt in accident

Staff Reports

A Markleeville woman was helicoptered to Reno for medical treatment after an accident at Highway 88 and Kimmerling Road on Saturday evening.

The accident occurred at about 6:27 p.m. when a 1999 Ford Ranger driven by 18-year-old Faith Herron of Sunridge failed to yield to a 2004 Honda being driven south by Markleeville resident Teresa Grabham, 61.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, both vehicles were southbound on Highway 88, with Herron’s vehicle in the left turn lane. The pickup’s right front struck the front of the Honda.

Grabham was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center by Care Flight after being freed from the wreckage of her vehicle.

Herron was taken to Carson Valley Medical Center. She was cited for failure to yield the right of way.