2 Dead, Nahum Calderon Involved in Caruthers Big Rig Crash in Fresno County
Caruthers, CA (Sept. 1, 2020) – On Monday, two people died and the 60-year-old Nahum Calderon was involved in a big rig crash on Kamm Avenue approaching Jameson Avenue.
The California Highway Patrol said the fiery crash involved a commercial truck hauling almonds and a Chevrolet pick-up truck.
Sgt. Mike Salas said the fatal incident happened at about 6:30 a.m. when the Fresno big rig driver Calderon traveling westbound on Kamm Avenue approached Jameson Avenue.
At the same time, a Chevrolet pick-up driver was northbound on Jameson. He failed to yield for a stop sign at Kamm Avenue.
Calderon was unable to avoid the crash. As a result, the Chevrolet collided with the rear axle of the big rig and burst into fire.
Authorities pronounced both the Chevrolet’s driver and a passenger dead at the scene.
Fresno County Coroner will later release the identities of the deceased.
Meanwhile, it is unknown whether alcohol or drugs were involved in the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our sincere sympathies to the families and friends of the two deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
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