CHP Report for the week of 12/18/19

The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area California Highway Patrol as a tentative summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s).

Single-car accident, Dec. 4

At about 2:52 p.m., Lorrin Tarlton, 83, of Clio, was driving his 2016 BMW and began to park in the parking lot of the Clio Post Office. Tarlton suffered a medical emergency and lost control of his vehicle.

The BMW struck the west Post Office entrance pillar  and west wall of the Post Office at a slow speed. It was determined that the driver was not injured from the collision, but suffered a medical incident that incapacitated him to the point that he was unable to control the car.

CHP, Graeagle Fire Department and Eastern Plumas Ambulance personnel arrived on scene and rendered care to Tarlton. He was transported by Eastern Plumas Ambulance to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno for treatment.

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