Saturday, March 21, 2009

SUV Rollover Accident Fatally Injures Canine Passenger

March 21, 2009

According to reports there was a SUV rollover accident that fatally injured a dog that was riding in the vehicle when it was ejected.

According to California Highway Patrol Officer Denise Quesada the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of the 55 Freeway when a Ford Explored rolled over and ejected the canine that was riding in the vehicle into the southbound lanes. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 50 year old Melissa Donaldson a resident of Long Beach. Donaldson was transported to UCI Medical Center with minor injuries and the canine was transported after being treated at the scene of the accident by Orange County Animal Services. The canine died while being transported for medical treatment according to Ryan Drabeck spokesman for the Orange County Animal Services.

The rollover accident occurred south of Chapman Avenue at approximately 2:58 p.m. in the northbound carpool lane.

Due to the accident a SigAlert was issued for the 55 Freeway and it backed up traffic on both the 55 and the 22 Freeways.

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