Luis Martinez-Escobar, 20, and two people killed in head-on crash on Highway 1 just north of Santa Cruz, California

Modified Date: 
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 9:27pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

3 killed in crash on Highway 1 near Wilder Ranch

CHP said the 21-year-old driver of the cars lost control because of speeding and crossed over the yellow lines into the northbound lane.

Officials said the 20-year-old passenger died at the scene. The drive was a taken to a hospital, where he died.

The 56-year-old driver of the car that was hit was taken to a hospital, where she died.

Three Die In Horrific Highway 1 Crash Near Santa Cruz

he Buick was traveling south on Highway 1 when the driver lost control of the car, most likely because he was speeding, and overcorrected. He crossed over the double yellow lines into the path of the Chevy, which was traveling north on Highway 1, CHP officials said.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Luis Martinez-Escobar
Highway 1


There you go again...SPEED kills! How very tragic for all 3 involved!


It doesn't take a speeder to loose control.  It takes an idiot.  Speed is not the problem.  It's education.  

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