FRESNO: Mason Asher, 15, and Merrick Asher, 17 Dead, 2 Others Injured in Crash at Lincoln and Henderson
2 Killed, 2 Injured
FRESNO, California (April 30, 2016) – According to California Highway Patrol dispatch team, a deadly 2-vehicle collision took place in the area of West Lincoln Avenue and South Henderson Road on Saturday. (map)
The crash was reported at 5:51 p.m.
In an article by The Fresno Bee, CHP said a gray Pontiac Grand Am carrying four people was broadsided by a black Chevrolet S-10 pickup headed west on Lincoln Avenue.
The driver and the left rear passenger of the Pontiac died at the scene They were identified by the Fresno Coroner as Mason Asher, 15, and Merrick Asher. 17. The two boys were brothers and residents of Caruthers.
The occupant in the front seat was flown while the rear right passenger was taken by ground ambulance to a hospital with unspecified injuries. Both are expected to survive.
Meanwhile, CHP told The Fresno Bee that a family occupying the pickup at the time escaped the accident unharmed, however, a small child was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
Our staff members at Johnson Attorneys Group prayers and thoughts rest with the family members and friends of the people whose lives were taken in this tragedy and also remain with the injured victims at this time.
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