HOLTVILLE — Sheep wandering onto Highway 115 north of this city Sunday caused a three-vehicle accident that left two people with minor injuries and numerous sheep dead.
According to the California Highway Patrol, about 30 sheep got loose from a field at the northwest corner of Blodgett Road and Highway 115 shortly before 3 a.m.
Drivers of three vehicles traveling in both directions on the highway could not avoid striking the sheep.
Jake Velasco, 21, of Holtville, who was driving a pickup, suffered minor wounds to his feet and head after hitting the sheep.
Jodi Creiglow, 23, of Brawley was not injured after her car struck the sheep. A passenger in her car, Dennis Loper II, 22, suffered minor back injuries.