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Monica Arias Killed, Juan Gutierrez Injured in Ceres Car Crash at Central Avenue and Hatch Road

Monica Arias Killed, Juan Gutierrez Injured in Collision at Central Avenue and Hatch Road in Ceres

Monica Arias Killed
Monica Arias Killed, Juan Gutierrez Injured in Ceres Car Crash at Central Avenue and Hatch Road

Stanislaus County, California (July 20, 2021) – The authorities have disclosed the identities of the victims of a fatal car crash that occurred in Ceres on Saturday evening, July 17.

The deadly collision happened in the area of Central Avenue and Hatch Road at about 6:07 p.m. according to the California Highway Patrol.

A silver-colored Volkswagen Beetle driven by 36-year-old Monica Arias, of Modesto, reportedly failed to stop after being pulled over by the police. The vehicle sped northbound on Central Avenue before it ran a stop sign at Caswell Avenue.

The vehicle continued northbound at a high rate of speed and ran a red light at Hatch Road before crashing into an eastbound semi-truck trailer.

Woman Killed in Ceres Car Accident at Central Avenue and Hatch Road

Arias and her passenger, 38-year-old Juan Gutierrez, were extricated from the vehicle by the firefighters.

Arias died at the scene of the accident.

Gutierrez sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

No additional information about the accident was provided.

The CHP and the Ceres Police Department are investigating the accident.

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