Ruben Alvarez and Carmen Ramirez Injured in Car Accident on North Winton Way [Winton, CA]
Ruben Alvarez and Carmen Ramirez Hurt in Milton Car Accident
MILTON, CA (January 9, 2020) – Ruben Alvarez and Carmen Ramirez sustained injuries in a car accident at around 11:20 a.m. on Monday, January 6.
According to the California Highway Patrol, officers rushed to the collision near the intersection of North Winton Way and Mercedes Avenue in Merced County.
According to Officer Eric Zuniga, Ruben Alvarez, 18, of Atwater drove eastbound on Mercedes Avenue in a 1999 Honda Civic. Zuniga said it appeared as though Alvarez slowed down at a stop sign. Then he proceeded into the intersection and failed to stop to the right of way of a box truck traveling northbound on North Winton Way. The truck driver was identified as Carmen Ramirez 60, Winton.
The box truck then crashed with the Honda. After that, both vehicles came to a stop on the front lawn of a nearby home.
A ground ambulance brought Alvarez to Modesto Memorial Hospital with major injuries. Medics also brought Ramirez to Mercy Medical Center in Merced for a complaint of pain, Zuniga said.
Officials said that drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the incident.
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