1 motorist killed, 2 injured in Santa Fe and Monte Vista Avenues car crash

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1 killed, 2 others injured in Santa Fe Avenue three-vehicle accident 

A deadly Denair three-vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the Santa Fe Avenue and Monte Vista Avenue, about three miles east of Cal State University Stanislaus has claimed the life of one motorist and injured two others.

According to California Highway Patrol, the head-on collision took place around 6:32 a.m. at the Denair intersection.

Following the crash, two of the motorists were trapped in their vehicles. Two helicopters were requested to airlift two vehicle occupants with major injuries to the hospital but unfortunately one was confirmed dead at the scene of the crash.

Following the accident, down Santa Fe Avenue at Monte Vista Avenue, south of Zeering Road was shut down.

The three damaged vehicles were removed from the roadway by tow trucks.

Events leading to the collision were not immediately made known. However, investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing.