One killed, four injured in Highway 12 crash
LODI — California Highway Patrol officers responded to a head-on collision at 4 a.m. on Highway 12 west of Correia Road.
According to the CHP, vehicle crossed the solid double yellow line to pass another driver. That vehicle struck another vehicle head one, causing major injuries to four people, the CHP said.
All four were taken to a local hospital for treatment. However, one was pronounced dead at the hospital, the CHP said.
Identification has been withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Highway 12 was closed in both directions and was reopened at about 6 a.m. It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol played a factor in this collision, the CHP said.