Gurdeep Gurcha Seriously Injured in Deadly Fiery Crash in Yuba City
YUBA CITY, CA (August 4, 2019) – One person was killed following a fiery crash Sunday afternoon in Yuba City limits.
The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 99 at Messick Road. According to the California Highway Patrol, a silver Lexus was traveling northbound on the highway when for unknown reasons, it swerved into the southbound lanes near Messick Road, crashing head-on with an SUV.
Both vehicles ended up engulfed in flames.
Good Samaritans jumped in to try and save both drivers, but were only able to get the person who was in the SUV out in time.
The Lexus driver was killed in the crash. The Sutter County Coroner’s office identified the deceased as Desraj Chima, 20, of Yuba City.
The SUV driver, 28-year-old Gurdeep Gurcha, also of Yuba City, was hospitalized with major injuries.
An ongoing investigation continues to determine the ultimate cause and factors involved.
With thoughts of peace and comfort, we would like to send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Desraj Chima. We also hope a fast and steady recovery for Gurdeep Gurcha.
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