George Pacheco Killed in Oakdale Car Crash on Orange Blossom Road near Lancaster Road
Oakdale, California (May 20, 2021) – A man who was killed in a head-on collision in Oakdale on Tuesday evening has been identified as George John Pacheco, 78.
The California Highway Patrol said the fatal collision happened at about 8 p.m. May 18, on Orange Blossom Road near Lancaster Road.
23-year-old Jesus Perez, a resident of Oakdale, was driving a Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Orange Blossom Road when he reportedly allowed his vehicle to drift into the northbound lanes and collided head-on with an oncoming Chevrolet Tahoe.
Pacheco, who was driving the Chevy Tahoe, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Pacheco’s passenger, identified only as a 76-year-old woman, was hospitalized with major injuries.
Perez and one of his two passengers sustained major injuries in the crash and were rushed to the hospital for treatment. The second passenger suffered minor injuries.
The authorities established that Perez was under the influence at the time of the accident and was arrested.
More information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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