Kevin Cruz Montesinos, Juan Cortez, Amancio Hildago Killed in Accident at Hwy 33 in Fresno County, CA

May 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Kevin Cruz Montesinos, Juan Cortez, Amancio Hildago
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 33, Ojai, Fresno County, California, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Corolla
Hwy 33
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Passenger sedan collided with a tractor-trailer at an intersection

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed three people at Hwy 33 in Fresno County, CA on May 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a tractor-trailer was headed northbound on Hwy 33. At the same time, a Toyota Corolla was headed westbound at Manning. Police allege the Toyota failed to yield to the truck before traveling into its path, the two colliding as a result. Three occupants of the Toyota were killed. The victims were identified as 53-year-old Juan Cortez, 21-year-old Kevin Cruz Montesinos and 77-year-old Armancio Hidalgo. Additional details have not been made available.

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