1 Killed and 1 Injured in Car Accident at Central Avenue and East Hatch Road in Ceres
Ceres, California (July 18, 2021) – At least one person was killed in a car crash that left one other person injured in Ceres on Saturday evening.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 6 p.m. July 17, in the area of Central Avenue and East Hatch Road.
The police had pulled over a Silver Volkswagen Beatle on Central Avenue at Herndon Road but the motorist failed to yield, prompting a pursuit.
End-of-Pursuit Crash in Ceres Kills Driver, Passenger Seriously Injured
The suspect is reported to have lost control at the intersection of Central Avenue and East Hatch Road and crashed into a semi-truck.
The driver and a passenger in the Volkswagen had to be extricated by the firefighters who responded to the incident. Sadly, the driver died at the scene.
The passenger was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The identities of the victims of the crash were not immediately disclosed.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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