Andres Hernandez Diaz, 22, and Ieli Paulo Ieli, 33, both die when semi-truck collides with three other vehicles on Highway 59 at Furtado Road in El Nido, California

Modified Date: 
Tue, 06/28/2022 - 3:07pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

2 killed in 4-car crash involving semi-truck in Merced County, CHP says

Officers say it happened on Highway 59 at Furtado Rd. just before 4:30 am.

2 dead after 4 vehicle crash in Merced County, CHP says

One car ended up in a ditch and another ended up in a field. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

2 killed in head-on crash in Merced County town of El Nido

At least two people were killed early Tuesday morning after the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a big rig hit crossed over into oncoming traffic in Merced County.

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Authorities said Ieli was driving a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe and Diaz was a passenger in a 2011 Ford Fusion. The CHP said both men were pronounced dead shortly after officers arrived on scene.

People Involved: 
Andres Hernandez Diaz
Ieli Paulo Ieli