2 hurt after traffic signal apparently malfunctions
A car ends up on a grass field following a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Walters Road and Highway 12 in Suisun City, Tuesday. Both drivers were the only occupants in the vehicles and were taken to the hospital via ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. The collision occurred around 4:55 p.m. and one car was going Eastbound and the other Westbound on Highway 12. Public works and CalTrans crews were in route following reports of traffic light malfunctions at the intersection. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
SUISUN CITY — Two drivers suffered unknown injuries Tuesday afternoon when their vehicles collided after the stop lights at Highway 12 and Walters Road apparently malfunctioned.
Suisun City Police Cmdr. Tim Mattos said the accident happened at about 4:55 p.m., after the traffic lights at the intersection stopped working.
Mattos said employees of the city’s Public Works Department and the California Department of Transportation were en route to the scene when the accident occurred. A Mercedes-Benz sedan and another white sedan were involved in the crash and both drivers were taken to area hospitals with injuries that Mattos said weren’t life-threatening.
Scanner traffic indicated that the problem was first reported around 1:17 p.m.
There was no other information available on the cause of the crash or the condition of the drivers.
Aaron Rosenblatt contributed to this report. Reach Brad Stanhope at 427-6958 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bradstanhope.
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