Consuelo Uribe, 72, Killed, 4 Injured After Salinas Crash on East Romie Lane
SALINAS, California (May 10, 2016) – Elderly Consuelo Uribe was killed and four other parties were injured following a collision on East Romie Lane, according to an article by Monterey Herald.
The accident happened on May 5 at around 6:10 p.m.
As per the article, Uribe occupied the front passenger seat of a green Ford Escort traveling on the westbound East Romie Lane when a vehicle driven by a 74-year-old woman suddenly pulled out of an apartment complex.
The event led to the Ford driver aghast, hitting hard on its brakes. The Ford swerved into oncoming traffic to avoid collision, as mentioned in the article.
At same time of the incident, a BMW was passing on the opposite lane where the Ford veered into.
The Ford and BMW slammed head-on.
As per the article, a total of four people were injured from the smash. Only three were hospitalized for treatment of sustained traumas of unknown severity.
One from the hurt parties was 72-year-old Uribe who was reportedly listed in critical condition at Natividad Medical Center. She later succumbed to death on May 9.
The names of the other involved have not been released at this time.
The Johnson Attorneys Group staff members’ prayers and thoughts rest with the family members and friends of the deceased and injured in this tragic accident.
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