Francisco Valencia-Saucedo Survives Fatal Hesperia Crash on Mariposa Road

 Francisco Valencia-Saucedo Survives Fatal Hesperia Crash on Mariposa Road

3 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash on Mariposa Road

HESPERIA, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2024) – Francisco Valencia-Saucedo, 21, survived a fatal crash last Tuesday, Feb. 20th on Mariposa Road that left his brother and parents dead.

Meanwhile, the driver of an SUV who allegedly caused the crash is under arrest on DUI charges.

The young man’s parents, Pedro Valencia-Perez, 58, and Rosa Saucedo-Negrete, 59, along with his brother, Jose Valencia-Saucedo, 22, died in the crash.

RELATED: A Gofundme is raising money for medical and other expenses for Francisco Valencia-Saucedo

The family was traveling together in a blue 2005 Toyota Corolla sedan on Mariposa Road when they were hit head-on by a suspected DUI driver in a black 2016 Chevrolet Suburban SUV.

Francisco Valencia-Saucedo was the only one from his family to survive the crash, but he was critically and hospitalized with a ruptured spleen and multiple fractures.

The other motorist in the Suburban, Pavlo Padilla, 45, of Victorville, also survived the crash with serious injuries.

He has been arrested on felony DUI causing injury/death charges and vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated charges, police said.

The Hesperia Sheriff’s Station is heading up the investigation.

Johnson Attorneys Group does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Furthermore, Johnson Attorneys Group hopes this news information is timely and helpful. Additionally, if you would like to contribute any information, add a GoFundMe page or have legal questions, please call 1-(855) 703-4186 as soon as possible. Our personal injury law firm is a proud, longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

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