Gary Fischer Injured, Gerald Stillwell Charged in Garberville, CA, Accident
Garberville, CA -- January 23, 2017, Gary Fischer was injured due to an accident in which his 18-wheeler and a pickup collided on the highway.
The California State Highway patrol responded to the two-vehicle accident scene at around 11:00 a.m. According to preliminary investigations, 58-year-old Gerald Stillwell was traveling northbound on Highway 101.
Police state that Stillwell's vehicle crossed over the center traffic line into oncoming traffic. As a result, it crossed paths and collided with an oncoming 18-wheeler driven by 63-year-old Fischer.
Ems came to the scene and transported Fischer from the crash scene with serious injuries. It's not clear whether or not Stillwell was injured.
Authorities determined that Stillwell was impaired at the time of the accident, and he is currently facing a charge of driving under the influence.
Currently, no additional details have been released.
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