Brandi Urena Fatal Car Crash Highway 41
FRESNO, Calif. (July 19, 2021) – Brandi Urena, 42, of Fresno, died in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 41 between North Avenue and Central Avenue.
The drivers of a a white Honda Insight, a black Toyota Yaris and a blue Honda Accord collided on State Route 41, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash happened about 11:37 a.m. on the southbound side of the Yosemite Freeway also known as Highway 41.
The driver in the white Honda Insight reportedly rear-ended a black Toyota Yaris at high speed. The driver of the Toyota, Brandi Urena, was stopped at a red traffic light prior to the fatal crash. Upon impact, the Toyota slammed into the back of a blue Honda Accord. Meanwhile, the Honda Insight also collided with the front side of an oncoming Chevrolet or Honda Accord in opposing traffic on the highway.
Fatal State Route 41 Crash Investigation
Investigators closed down the southbound lanes of State Route 41. Also, they closed the northbound on ramp to SR-41 and westbound Central Avenue at Highway 41 due to the collision about 12:32 p.m.
Paramedics responded with two ambulances for the injured. Brandi Urena got transported to Community Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead. Also, the Honda Insight’s driver was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
Meanwhile, authorities are piecing together evidence to determine fault for the fatal Highway 41 Fresno crash. It’s unknown if the Honda’s 24-year-old driver will face charges for the fatal crash.
The woman who died was a mother of five and just one week away from her wedding. There is a GoFundMe to support Brandi’s family.
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