Unsafe Passing Leads to McKittrick Accident

Car Crash, Car Accident

McKittrick, CA (February 11, 2019) – Four people were injured when a car passed another and lost control in McKittrick. The accident occurred on the afternoon of February 11 on Highway 33.

Excessive speed and unsafe passing caused a crash on Highway 33, near Lokern Road. Daniel Sanchez Calletano, 20, of Maricopa was driving a Ford Escape in the southbound lanes when he went into the northbound lanes to pass. He had insufficient clearance and turned left to avoid a head-on accident. Instead, he hit a Honda Accord driven by Carlos Salazar Gonzalez, 27, of Santa Maria.

The Honda spun out of control and ended up in a ditch. Gonzalez was not injured in the crash. However, Calletano and a passenger, Naida Lopez Primo, 23 of Maricopa, both suffered major injuries and were airlifted to a local hospital.

Two others in the Ford – Taft residents Pedro Roque, 53, and Daniel Ventura, 25 –suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

The legal team at Nadrich & Cohen hopes that the accident victims make a speedy and full recovery. We know how difficult it can be to recover physically, emotionally and financially from an auto accident. Let us deal with the insurance companies so that you can focus on treating your injuries and making a full recovery. The law firm of Nadrich & Cohen has handled thousands of accident and personal injury claims since our firm was founded in 1990.

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