Santiago Diaz-Cardenas Killed in Auto VS Fuel Tanker Accident in Petaluma
Petaluma, CA (August 23, 2020) – On Tuesday, the 75-year-old Santiago Diaz-Cardenas from Sonoma died in a two-vehicle crash on Pepper Road and Bodega Avenue.
A preliminary investigation confirmed Diaz-Cardenas was driving a Ford Explorer SUV traveling near Two Rock.
Officials said Diaz-Cardenas was stopped at a T-intersection on Pepper Road and Bodega Avenue, then, for an unknown reason, he turned into eastbound Bodega Avenue and drove directly into the path of a fuel tanker. The truck failed to avoid the smaller vehicle. The two vehicles crashed with each other.
The impact made the SUV drifted off the roadway and rolled into a dirt embankment.
Authorities pronounced Diaz-Cardenas dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the authorities did not release immediate information on the truck operator, as they are still investigating the accident.
Furthermore, Diaz-Cardenas’ family started a GoFundMe link to raise money for funeral services.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express their sympathies to the bereaved of Santiago Diaz-Cardenas. May you find courage in this time of grief.
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