One Dead, One Hospitalized after Auto Accident on Central Avenue

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (May 18, 2022) – Saturday, a crash on Clovis Avenue claimed the life of Destiny Baker and injured Ramon Vasquez.

The accident happened on Clovis and Central Avenue. Officers responded to the incident around 5:30 a.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Baker was driving a sedan the wrong way on Clovis.

As a result, she collided with a compact SUV, driven by 32-year-old Vasquez, of Visalia. Investigators said the two vehicles collided head-on and overturned, coming to rest on Clovis Avenue.

Due to the impact of the crash, Baker succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Meanwhile, Vasquez was hospitalized with significant injuries.

Fresno County officials continue to investigate the deadly crash at this time.

No other details about the crash are available. Authorities will post additional information once available.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Destiny Baker. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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