Head-On Accident on Highway 152 in Gilroy Kills One and Injures Another
GILROY, CA (February 2, 2021) – A driver identified as 62-year-old Aurelio Martinez of Gustine was injured in a deadly head-on accident early Saturday, January 23 on Highway 152.
The accident happened around 3:07 a.m. just west of Lovers Lane. According to the California Highway Patrol, a man in a 1990 Honda Accord crossed over double solid yellow lines into westbound lanes of traffic. He then collided head-on into a 2008 Honda Accord, driven by Martinez.
As a result, the man driving the older Accord died at the scene. Authorities only described him as a 57-year-old Gilroy resident.
Paramedics transported Martinez to a hospital with moderate injuries.
The accident is still under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. We also wish Aurelio Martinez a fast recovery.
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