Sinthia Fernandez Killed in Head-On Collision on Gurr Road near Shippee Road in Merced
Merced, California (January 21, 2023) – 22-year-old Sinthia Fernandez of San Jose has been identified as the woman killed in a head-on collision on Thursday morning in Merced.
The fatal crash happened on Gurr Road near Shippee Road at around 10:39 a.m.
Fernandez was driving a car southbound on Gurr Road when she drifted into the opposite lane and collided head-on with a truck.
The impact of the collision caused the truck to overturn and land in a canal.
Fernandez was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
The 24-year-old man driving the truck suffered minor injuries in the crash.
Additional information about the accident was not provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.