EL CENTRO – On Friday, October 4, at 7:30 a.m., Jonathan Campos, 18 of Calexico, was driving a 2004 Nissan Maxima westbound on Highway 98, west of Anderholt Road.
Campus allowed his vehicle to leave the roadway in a northwesterly direction where a 2009 Freight liner truck/tractor and semi- trailer was parked on the north shoulder. The Nissan entered the right shoulder and collided into the left rear of the semi-trailer.
Â The force of the impact caused the Nissan to rotate in a clockwise manner before coming to rest in a southerly direction.Â
As a result of this collision the right front passenger, a 22 male from Calexico, suffered fatal injuries.
Â Campos and his rear passenger, Jose Parra, 23 of El Centro, suffered unknown internal injuries.
Â The driver was taken to ECRMC by Gold Cross ambulance and the rear passenger, who wasnâ€™t wearing his seat belt, was flown to Desert Regional Medical Center by REACH Helicopter.Â
This Collision is still under investigation.Â