Early Morning Collision Causes Major Injuries To Los Altos Man

Santa Cruz, CA…At midnight on Wednesday morning, Kevin Smith was driving a white Acura and Sean Lyle was driving a purple Volkswagen. Both vehicles were northbound on Bonita Drive, when they were involved in a collision. The Volkswagen collided with a telephone pole, shearing it at its base, and the Acura rolled onto its roof. Sean Lyle sustained major injuries and was transported by a Calstar helicopter to Valley Medical Center.

Kevin Smith sustained moderate injuries and showed signs of alcohol intoxication. Smith was arrested for DU] Causing. Injury (felony) and transported by CHP to Dominican Hospital. After he received treatment of his injuries he was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail. The Cause ofthe collision is still under investigation.