Fatal Traffic Collision on State Route 111


chp badgeEL CENTRO – On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at approximately 3:45 a.m., a high speed motorcyclist was killed when he collided with another vehicle on State Route 111.

A preliminary investigation revealed a high speed motorcyclist, 26 year old Daniel A. Chavez of Imperial, CA driving a 2005 Suzuki GSX-R750, Chavez was traveling North-bound on State Route 111 South of McCabe Road when he struck the rear of a Toyota 4-Runner, driven by 55 year old Anselma M. Moreno of Fresno, CA and passenger Jeusu M. Aquirre, age 58 of Fresno, CA .

The impact caused the driver of the 4-Runner to lose control of her vehicle and Chavez, the rider of the motorcycle to become separated from his motorcycle.

The Toyota traveled towards the center median, rolled over, crossed the South-bound lanes of State Route 111 and came to rest on the right shoulder.

Chavez sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by Imperial County Fire Department.

Moreno sustained minor injuries, she was transported to El Centro Regional Hospital and passenger Aguirre sustained major internal injuries, he was transported to Desert Regional Hospital.

This collision is presently under investigation.