1 Killed and 2 Others Hospitalized after Gilroy Car Accident on Highway 152
Gilroy, California (September 19, 2019) – Authorities said one person died, and two others were hospitalized after a head-on crash that occurred Wednesday morning in Gilroy.
According to a California Highway Patrol report, two vehicles collided at around 8:00 a.m. on Highway 152, just west of Lovers Lane.
An initial investigation revealed that a Ford Explorer was heading westbound when, for unknown reasons, the driver allowed the vehicle to veer into the eastbound lanes where it hit a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck head-on.
The driver of the Toyota sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead at the crash scene. A passenger in that vehicle was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Ford was also hospitalized with serious injuries.
Officers said they were collecting more information to help them establish the reasons why the Ford driver crossed the lanes.