Martinez Man Injured In Amador Accident

Martinez Man Injured In Amador Accident

Emergency Crews were called out early Monday morning to the report of a vehicle over a steep embankment.   According to the CHP, Amador Sheriff’s dispatch was alerted to the incident just before midnight.   The calling party reported hearing the accident in the Highway 88 - Irishtown Road area, but did not see it.  Deputies and CHP arrived and discovered a vehicle about 10-15 feet down the embankment.   According to the CHP, 56 year old Frank Sweet of Martinez, was eastbound on 88, when due to his reported level of intoxication, he allowed his vehicle to veer off the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree, overturned and struck another tree coming to rest off the roadway. Sweet was transported to Sutter Amador then airlifted to Sutter Roseville with major injuries. The accident is still under investigation.

 

Written by KVGC Staff

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