Fatal Wrong-Way Accident near Pioneer Road

KEYES, CA (September 8, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, Christopher Desousa was killed in a head-on crash on Keyes Road.

The incident took place around 1:10 a.m., just east of Pioneer Road on September 4th.

According to reports, Desousa was driving a 2008 Mazda 3 east on Keyes Road at a high rate of speed. For reasons unknown, he eventually veered into oncoming lanes where he collided head-on with a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Richard John Agresti.

The impact ejected Desousa from the Mazda onto the road. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, crews pronounced 33-year-old Desousa, of Turlock dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, medics transported 31-year-old Agresti, of Ceres to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

At this time, it is unclear whether or not drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James sends their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Christopher Desousa who are grieving over the loss of their loved ones.

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