Sleepy Driver Kills 8-Year-Old Boy, Injures 6-Year-Old
MONTEREY COUNTY (April 13, 2016) – According to KSBW, a deadly head-on collision occurred on Hall Road near Las Lomas Drive Wednesday afternoon. (map)
The crash occurred at 1:55 p.m., when 79-year-old George Curach, of Watsonville, driving a maroon Mercedes headed west on Hall Road reportedly started to fall asleep.
Curach said his car then crossed over the double yellow lines and into the path of a black Honda Civic which was traveling east at the time.
As per KSBW, CHP said 35-year-old Jose Bocanegra, of Watsonville, was driving the Honda with his two children attempted to, but failed to avoid the Mercedes. The two collided head-on.
The father sustained apparent minor injuries, KION News reported. An eight-year-old boy died while a six-year-old boy was flown to a hospital in San Jose with unspecified injuries.
Register-Pajaronian identified the deceased as Adrian Bocanegra, and his injured brother Christopher.
Their names have not been yet released. The investigation is ongoing.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group sincerest thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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