Ruth Meeks, 48 of Bakersfield was involved in a major head-on collision last night on Highway 46 just north of Los Angeles. The California Highway Patrol is still investigating the cause of this accident however, it is reported that another vehicle was making a dangerous lane change in order to pass a vehicle ahead and struck Meeks car.

The other party was not injured in the crash. Meeks was taken to nearby Kern Medical Center.

Head-on collisions and crossover auto-accidents remains some of the most dangerous crashes resulting in life-threatening injuries. During these holidays it is important to exercise extreme caution and vigilance while on the roads. Read our Safety Tips for more information on fatigue. Weather conditions in California are currently not what most drivers are used to.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, call now and speak with a lawyer today about your case.