Barbara Chavez Killed in Fontana Crash at Maple Ave and Foothill Boulevard

 Barbara Chavez Killed in Fontana Crash at Maple Ave and Foothill BoulevardFontana Woman Killed in Crash was Candidate for School Board

FONTANA, Calif. (August 24, 2022) —  Barbara Chavez, 70, of Fontana, died Sunday in a two-vehicle crash at North Maple Avenue and Foothill Boulevard.

The deadly crash occurred about 2:47 p.m. on Sunday, August 21, 2022, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner.

The Fontana Police Department responded to the intersection where a collision took place between the victim’s Honda sedan and a Mercedes SUV. The motorist in the Mercedes was reportedly fleeing a previous hit-and-run crash. He was heading westbound on Foothill Boulevard and allegedly ran through a red light and crashed into the southbound Honda, Fontana police said.

Barbara Chavez suffered major injuries and died at the scene about 3:05 p.m.

Investigators with the Fontana Police Department continue to work on the case.

The Fontana Herald News added that Barbara Chavez is a former member of the Fontana School Board and was running as a candidate in this year’s November election.

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SOURCE: Fontana Herald

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