Teen loses part of her leg in Santa Rosa head-on crash
A late-night crash in Santa Rosa on Wednesday seriously injured two people, including a 17-year-old girl whose lower right leg was severed, according to the CHP.
The injured girl, Breeanna Meloskie, 17, of Santa Rosa, was sitting in the passenger seat of a 1998 Toyota Corolla being driven by Orion Fiacco, 18, of Penngrove.
The CHP said the Corolla was traveling south on Petaluma Hill Road at about 11 p.m. at a high speed when Fiacco lost control of the vehicle and skidded across the double yellow lines into the oncoming lane.
A 2005 Toyota Tacoma driven by Cesar Madera, 36, of Santa Rosa, struck the Corolla on the right front side.
Meloskie lost part of her leg, fractured her left hip and suffered a head injury. She was taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, where she remained in critical condition Thursday, the CHP said. Her injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Fiacco, the driver of the Corolla, also was taken to the hospital, where he was being treated for a broken neck.
Madera suffered minor injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.