Fatal accident Thursday morning in Brawley

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EMS ActionBRAWLEY –  On July 18, 2013 at approximately 8:25 AM, officers from the City of Brawley Police Department and City of Brawley Fire Department personnel responded to an injury traffic collision located at Palm Avenue and D Street.

Upon arrival, officers found a Mitsubishi SUV on its side. The Mitsubishi appeared to have been struck as it was crossing Palm from D Street by a Ford F-150 that was traveling southbound on Palm Avenue.

 Brawley Fire personnel extracted both the driver and passenger of the Mitsubishi using the Jaws of Life. The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 90 year old male, was later pronounced deceased on scene after advanced life support measures were taken.

LE WideThe female passenger, unknown age, was transported to Pioneers Memorial Hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Ford, a 72 year old female was located on scene and was transported to PMH for minor injuries.

The Brawley Police Department is currently investigating the collision.