Authorities Identify 5 Killed in Fresno County Crash on Millerton Road
Fresno County, California (February 6, 2022) – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office identified the five people killed in a head-on collision that happened early Saturday morning on Millerton Road in Fresno County.
The victims were Javier Hernandez, 20, of Lemoore, Marcelino Ramirez, 32, of Clovis, Miguel Tijerina, 43, of Clovis, and John Carlin, 28, of Fresno, all occupants of a 2016 Hyundai Accent. All worked together at a local business.
Ramandeep Sran, 48, of Kerman, an occupant of a 2003 Honda Accord, also died in the accident. Jugjeet Muhar, 42, and Davinder Brar, 44, who occupied the Honda, were hospitalized with severe injuries.
Alcohol is believed to have contributed to the crash that happened at around 4:30 a.m. on Millerton Road near Marina Drive, west of Table Mountain Casino.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Hernandez was driving the Hyundai south on Millerton Road when the vehicle crossed the double-yellow line and into the path of the Honda, prompting a head-on collision.
Ramirez and Carlin were ejected from the Hyundai. All four men in that car were pronounced dead at the scene.
Sran, a passenger of the Honda, was also ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. Muhar, who was driving the Honda, and Brar, his other passenger, were hospitalized with severe injuries after being extricated by rescuers from the Honda using the Jaws of Life. Sran and Brar are Muhar’s cousins.
Police said there were indications of alcohol in the Hyundai.
An investigation into the collision is ongoing.
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