Driver, Passenger Killed in Car Accident on Pennsylvania Drive

WATSONVILLE, CA (March 31, 2022) – Saturday night, two people lost their lives in a multi-car collision on Green Valley Road, on March 19.

The incident occurred around 11:27 p.m. Per reports, the driver of a 2016 Nissan Sentra was speeding and ran through a red light at the intersection.

Consequently, the Nissan then collided with a Chevy pickup-truck that was turning left onto Pennsylvania Drive. Afterward, the Chevy also struck a Honda that was stopped on Green Valley Road.

Officials found the driver of the Nissan Sentra, a 20-year-old man from Watsonville, dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics took a 16-year-old Watsonville boy to a local hospital, where he also later died.

Authorities withheld both victims’ names until their loved ones are notified.

In addition, medics rushed a second passenger in the Nissan to a hospital, who expected to fully recover. The Chevy driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, while the Honda driver remained unharmed.

Investigators have not provided further details; however, an active investigation to determine more information remains ongoing. At this time, Watsonville police urge anyone with information to contact their local offices.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victims during this devastating time.


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