Cecilia M. Delgadillo, Dayalin Gutierrez Killed in Crash on Highway 132 Near River Road
4 Others Injured in Fatal Vernalis Accident
Vernalis, CA (September 7, 2020) – Two people were killed and four others were seriously injured in a rash in Vernalis. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of September 7 on Highway 132.
Cecilia M. Delgadillo, 29, of Oakland, was driving a Honda Civic on eastbound Highway 132, near River Road. Luis C. Chicas, 46, of Redwood City, was driving a Ford E-350 van on westbound Highway 132.
Delgadillo let her Honda drift into the westbound lane as she attempted to pass traffic. She turned sharply to the right and went onto the shoulder, where the Honda spun counterclockwise. The vehicle went back onto the road and was hit by the van.
Delgadillo, who was not wearing her seat belt, died in the crash. Her daughter, Dayalin Gutierrez, 10, was riding in the right front passenger seat. She also died at the accident scene. Two children in the back seat were injured. The 2-year-old girl suffered a broken arm, while the 8-year-old boy suffered a broken arm and brain. They were airlifted to a hospital.
Chicas suffered major injuries and was taken to a local hospital. His passenger, Irvin Z. Medina, 34, of Redwood City, complained of neck, hand and side pain. He was treated at the accident scene.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Cecilia M. Delgadillo and Dayalin Gutierrez.