4 Dead, David McDaniels Injured in Head-On Collision near Fairview Road

COLUSA COUNTY, CA (August 24, 2022) – Monday, Celeste Gonzales, Timothy McDaniels, Quincy Lovelace, and Christopher Martinez died in a crash.

The incident occurred around 12:48 a.m., on Interstate 5 just south of Fairview Road near the Maxwell rest area.

For reasons unknown, 24-year-old Gonzalez was driving a 2012 Nissan Altima north in the southbound lanes.

As a result, she collided head-on with a southbound 2022 Nissan Altima. Medical personnel arrived and transported Gonzalez to a nearby hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

In addition, crews pronounced 57-year-old Timothy McDaniels, 28-year-old Lovelace, and 34-year-old Martinez who were passengers inside the 2022 Nissan, dead at the scene. Meanwhile, a surviving passenger, 52-year-old David McDaniels, of Suisun City was taken to Enloe Medical Center for major injuries.

At this time, officers continue to investigate the wrong-way crash on Interstate 5.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Celeste Gonzales, Timothy McDaniels, Quincy Lovelace, and Christopher Martinez.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a car accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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