IMPERIAL – A fatal accident Saturday morning on Forrester Road by Imperial involved seven individuals with injuries including one young female succumbing to her injuries, , a moderately injured juvenile male and the remaining experiencing major injuries.
On Saturday, August 30, around 9:45 a.m., Miguel Angel Ibarra, 20, from Burbank, CA. was traveling southbound on Forester Road, north of Aten road in a 2002 Saturn L300.
Dehbozorgi Salar, 59, from San Diego, was traveling northbound on Forrester Road, north of Aten Road in a 1998 Mercedes ML320.
Ibarra merged into the northbound lane to overtake traffic ahead of him and in doing so, drove his vehicle into the path of the Mercedes that was traveling northbound on Forrester Road.
Ibarra turned to the left to try and avoid the oncoming vehicle causing his vehicle to rotate in a counter clockwise direction before colliding with the Mercedes.
Ibarras vehicle came to rest on its wheels facing in a northerly direction.
Dehbozorgi’s vehicle came to rest on its wheels facing in a southeasterly direction.
An 11-year-old female passenger from Burbank in Ibarra’s Saturn received fatal injuries and was taken to Frye Chapel.
Ibarra suffered major injuries and was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center.
Dehbozorgi suffered moderate injuries and was taken to El Centro Regional Medical Center.
Hesabi Masoud, 64, of San Diego, had major injuries and was moved to Desert Regional Medical Center. Hesabi Tarahey, 60, of San Diego, was taken to UCSD Medical Center with major injuries, and Saghravahia Soodabeh, 50, of San Diego was transported to El Centro Regional Medical center, also with major injuries. A 15-year-old juvenile from San Diego, had moderate injuries and was moved to ECRMC. All of the above passengers were with Dehbozorgi in the 1998 Mercedes.
This collision remains under investigation. No arrests were made.