CHP – Major Traffic Collision on Evan Hewes Highway


CHP new logoEL CENTRO – On Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at around 3:15 p.m., Driver 1, age 54, of Holtville, was driving a 2201 Toyota Avalon, and was traveling Westbound on Evan Hewes Highway, at an unknown speed, with a passenger, age 19, also of Holtville.

Both parties were not secured within the vehicle, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle began to travel toward the dirt median, overturned across the eastbound lanes and came to rest on the dirt shoulder of Evan Hewes Highway eastbound.

Both parties were ejected and also came to rest on the dirt shoulder. The driver was flown to Desert Hospital by REACH Air Ambulance with major injuries and the passenger was taken to El Centro Regional Medical Center with major injuries.

This traffic Collision is still under investigation.