Sutter County, CA- Man And Woman Killed After Stolen Car Crashed Into A Big Rig Truck
A man and a woman were killed after a stolen car that they were in crashed into a big rig truck in Sutter County, CA on Thursday, August 1, 2019. A 21-year old man was reportedly behind the wheel of a stolen Honda headed east on Highway 20 outside Colusa when an off-duty officer saw the stolen vehicle. The Colusa County sheriff officers and Colusa police officers were soon chasing the stolen car near Highway 45. The chase started a few minutes after 8 am. The chase continued on past the town of Meridian and into Sutter County. The driver of the stolen vehicle started driving at over 100 mph when he realized that officers were chasing him. The driver of the stolen vehicle then attempted to pass other vehicles on the Sutter Bypass bridge and then moved into a lane of oncoming traffic where the driver crashed the stolen vehicle head-on with a big rig truck. The driver and his female passenger were killed in the crash. The driver of the truck was not injured.
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