Gilroy, CA – Fatal Accident At Watsonville and Pharmer Intersection
Gilroy, CA (August 4, 2018) – A serious accident occurred Friday night in Gilroy at the intersection of Watsonville and Pharmer Road. The crash involved a motorcycle and a dark gray SUV. Although it is not clear how the crash occurred, witnesses reported smoke and fire coming from one of the vehicles after the collision.
One person was killed in the crash. Another person, suffering from a broken leg, was found lying in the roadway next to the deceased individual. There is some indication that one of the drivers involved attempted to flee after the crash. That report, however, has not been confirmed.
California Highway Patrol continues to investigate this crash. At this time, they have not released the identity of the deceased individual or anyone else involved in the crash. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
There is no further update at this time.
Fatal California Car Accident
A Southern California car accident is a very serious event. When a serious injury or fatality results from the accident, the problems are even worse. The victim’s family is now left to pick up the pieces following an inexplicable tragedy. The emotional toll of a fatal car accident can be very difficult for a struggling family.
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