Woman Killed in Head-on Crash on Hills Ferry Road
Car, Big Rig Collide in Fatal Newman Accident
Newman, CA (February 11, 2020) – An elderly woman was killed in a crash in Newman. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of February 11 on Hills Ferry Road.
An 80-year-old woman from Newman was driving a Toyota westbound on Hills Ferry Road, near River Road. The car drifted into the eastbound lanes and collided head-on with a big rig. The big rig lost control and hit an electric pole.
The driver of the Toyota died in the crash. The driver of the big rig, Modesto resident Ruben Martinez, 51, was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.