Erika Navarro ID’d as Turlock Woman Killed in Oakdale Road Car Accident near Scenic Drive in Modesto
Modesto, California (June 25, 2021) – 33-year-old Erika Navarro has been identified as the Turlock woman who was killed in a car crash in Modesto on Thursday morning, June 24, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The 2 a.m. crash happened on Oakdale Road near Wylie Drive and Scenic Drive.
A preliminary CHP investigation established that 30-year-old Jorge Cardenas, of Turlock, was driving a sedan northbound on Oakdale Road when he lost control and spun into the southbound lanes where it collided head-on with an oncoming pickup truck.
Woman Killed in Modesto Head-On Collision on Oakdale Road near Wylie Drive, Jorge Cardenas Arrested for DUI
Navarro was a passenger in the sedan died at the scene of the accident,
Cardenas was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries in the accident.
According to Modesto Police Department, Cardenas was arrested on charges of murder, vehicular manslaughter and DUI.
No additional information was provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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