Two Dead after Gilroy Head-On Crash on Frazier Lake Road
GILROY, CA (June 3, 2020) – Two drivers suffered fatal injuries in a head-on crash on Frazier Lake Road, south of Gilroy, on Tuesday, June 2.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 8:05 a.m. on Frazier Lake Road, at the San Benito/Santa Clara county line.
The CHP said a 53-year-old Hollister man driving southbound in a 2015 Nissan Altima drifted off the right side of the roadway. Then the vehicle hit the guardrail of a small bridge over an irrigation ditch. The vehicle then veered left, into the northbound lane, and collided into a 2005 Nissan Frontier driven by a 37-year-old Hollister man.
Both drivers died at the scene. Their identities were not yet available. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
Officials shut down the road until 12:30 p.m. for the investigation. The CHP said they believe both men drove about the speed limit, 50 mph. They added that alcohol or drugs may have contributed to the incident.
Any person with information about this crash can contact CHP at (408) 848-2324.
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