Ceres, California (November 16, 2019) – According to a local news source, one person was killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Ceres on Saturday morning.
According to a local news source, the accident happened on Hatch Road between Mitchell Road and Moffett Road at about 5:30 a.m.
The authorities said a 2008 gray Mazda was traveling eastbound when it was struck by a 2002 black Honda that was traveling the same direction.
The impact of the collision sent both vehicles into the path of a westbound 1994 Ford Ranger. The Ford Ranger then struck the Mazda.
The driver of the Mazda was killed in the accident.
Both the driver of the Ford and his passenger were injured in the crash and were transported to the hospital for treatment.
24-year-old Jose Luis Valdez-Villasenor Jr. of Ceres who was driving the Honda sustained major injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The authorities said Valdez-Villasenor Jr. is suspected to have been driving while under the influence.
No further information was provided.
An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is ongoing.