1 Dead and 4 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 1 [Santa Cruz, CA]


1 Dead and 4 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 1 [Santa Cruz, CA]
1 Dead and 4 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 1 [Santa Cruz, CA] 1 Dead and 4 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 1 [Santa Cruz, CA]

Santa Cruz Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 1 Kills Driver, Injures 4 Other People

 
SANTA CRUZ, CA (October 26, 2019) — A wrong-way crash on Highway 1 left one person dead and four other people injured Wednesday night.
 
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred in the southbound lane south of Vista Point at around 11:35 p.m. Involved were a 30-year-old Greenfield man driving a Dodge and a 35-year-old East Palo Alto man driving a 2006 Ford Mustang.
 
Reports indicated that the Greenfield man headed north on southbound Highway 1 at a high rate of speed. His Dodge collided head-on with the southbound Mustang.
 
Emergency responders transported the Greenfield man to Watsonville Community Hospital where he died. He had two female passengers, Greenfield women ages 25 and 27, as passengers. They suffered major injuries and were taken to Natividad Medical Center in Salinas.
 
One the other hand, the Palo Alto man driving the Ford was taken to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center with major injuries. Also suffered major injuries was his passenger, a 47-year-old man from Watsonville.
 
Meantime, the crash prompted the closure of southbound Highway 1 for about three hours.
 
The investigators believe that impairment was a factor in the incident. Further investigation is underway.


Our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of the victim.


If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, reach out to the Sweet Lawyers. With over 40 years in the legal field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. You can also contact us 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message.
 

 

Related Posts

Multi-Vehicle Crash on Seventh and Missouri Avenues Injures Several People [Phoenix, AZ]

Multi-Vehicle Crash on Seventh and Missouri Avenues Injures Several People [Phoenix, AZ]

Several People Injured in T-Bone Crash on Seventh and Missouri Avenues Phoenix, AZ (September 18, 2021) – A multi-vehicle crash on Seventh and Missouri avenues left several people injured on Thursday night.  The incident took place on September 16 at the intersection of Seventh and Missouri avenues at about 9:30 p.m. Phoenix firefighters reported that […]

Modesto Man Killed, 1 Injured in Head-On Crash on Santa Fe Avenue [Turlock, CA]

Modesto Man Killed, 1 Injured in Head-On Crash on Santa Fe Avenue [Turlock, CA]

Modesto Man Dies, Other Driver Hospitalized after Head-On Crash on Santa Fe Avenue in Turlock Turlock, CA (September 16, 2021) – Thursday morning, a  63-year-old died and a 48-year-old man, both from Modesto, sustained severe injuries in a head-on crash on Santa Fe Avenue. The fatal head-on crash happened at 6:30 a.m. on September 16, […]

1 Injured, Passenger Killed and Driver Arrested in DUI Head-On Crash on Stockton Boulevard [Sacramento County, CA]

1 Injured, Passenger Killed and Driver Arrested in DUI Head-On Crash on Stockton Boulevard [Sacramento County, CA]

Jacob McPherson Arrested, Passenger Dies in DUI Head-On Crash on Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento County Sacramento County, CA (September 16, 2021) – Early Thursday morning, a passenger died, and another person sustained injuries in a DUI head-on crash on Stockton Boulevard. Subsequently, police arrested the driver, a 34-year-old Jacob McPherson for charges of felony DUI […]

US Highway 395 and Bartlett Avenue Crash Involving Sheriff’s Patrol Car Injures 2 People [Adelanto, CA]

US Highway 395 and Bartlett Avenue Crash Involving Sheriff’s Patrol Car Injures 2 People [Adelanto, CA]

2 People Hospitalized after Two-Vehicle Crash on US Highway 395 and Bartlett Avenue Adelanto, CA (September 18, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash on US Highway 395 and Bartlett Avenue involving a sheriff’s patrol car left two people hospitalized on Wednesday.  The incident occurred on September 15 in the US Highway 395 and Bartlett Avenue intersection […]

Help Is Here

We have answers. Tell us about your situation.

Call (800) 674-7854 or request a callback below
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Police Report Request Form

Police Report Request

"*" indicates required fields

Name*
Sweet Lawyers has my permission to help provide a free police report.*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.