1 Killed, 1 Injured in Crash on State Route 111 Near Schartz Road
Car, Semi Truck Collide in Fatal Brawley Accident
Brawley, CA (January 26, 2021) – One person was killed and another was injured in a crash in Brawley. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of January 26 on State Route 111.
A 22-year-old woman was driving a Fiat on Schartz Road. She was merging onto northbound State Route 111 when she accelerated without yielding to traffic. A Freightliner semi truck slammed into the left side of the Fiat.
The woman driving the Fiat suffered blunt force trauma and died at the accident scene. The driver of the Freightliner was injured and taken to a local hospital.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.