Adrian Calderon Killed in Merced Rear-End Accident on Yosemite Avenue & Lake Road
MERCED, CA (May 24, 2021) – Sunday night, 40-year-old Adrian Calderon died in a three-vehicle crash on Yosemite Avenue and Lake Road in Merced, California.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident involved three vehicles. Moreover, it happened at around 8:00 p.m. on Yosemite Avenue and Lake Road near UC Merced.
Furthermore, authorities confirmed that a Ceres man died in the crash. Also, officials said that the victim failed to wear a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Later reports reveal that the decedent rode in a 2001 Honda that crashed into the rear of Rita Ceja’s 2014 Honda Accord.
As a result, the Merced woman’s vehicle collided into the 2018 Dodge Durango stopped in front of her.
Moreover, the vehicle was driven by Melanie Graham of Carl Junction. It is unknown if she sustained injuries in the Fresno accident.
When paramedics arrived, they extricated and transported the Ceres man, Calderon, to Mercy Medical Center.
Even so, he was later pronounced dead.
On the other hand, Ms. Ceja and her two passengers, a 40-year-old man, and an 11-year-old female, were taken to Mercy Medical Center for incurring minor injuries.
Also, the events leading to the crash is under investigation. Alcohol and drugs are ruled out as factors.
Our hearts and sympathies are with the family of the victim during this difficult time. We also wish for the speedy recovery of those impacted.
Dealing With a Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident
Thousands of people across California die in traffic accidents every year.
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous activities performed daily.
As a driver, it is valuable to know what to do if you get involved in a multi-vehicle accident.
Mark Sweet, an experienced attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation. An experienced lawyer can spearhead this investigation while fighting on behalf of the injured party.
“Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” explains Mark Sweet.
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