CHP – Fatal Traffic Collision on Northbound SR-86


chp badgeEL CENTRO – On Saturday, November 15, 2014 at approximately 10:35 a.m. Party #2, Victor M. Larra Bravo was driving a 2004 Ford F-150, Northbound on State Route 86, approaching the intersection with Brawley Avenue.

Party #1 was driving a 1995 Oldsmobile Van, westbound on Brawley Avenue, approaching the intersection with State Route 86.

Upon reaching the intersection with State Route 86, Party #1 stopped for a posted stop sign, then drove directly into the path of the Ford F-150.

Party #2, Victor Bravo attempted to stop, however, due to the close proximity of the Oldsmobile, he was unable to do so and subsequently broadsided the Oldsmobile in the middle of the intersection.

The driver and 4 passengers of the Oldsmobile sustained fatal injuries.

A 5th passenger sustained major injuries and was transported by REACH Air Ambulance to Desert Hospital in Palm Springs.

The Driver of the Ford F-150 was uninjured, the 4 passengers in the Ford sustained minor and major injuries and were transported to Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.

The responding officer was P. Torrez.

This collision remains under investigation.