Victim Identified after Fatal Collision near High School Road

FRESNO, CA (May 12, 2022) A collision along Road 426 claimed the life of 18-year-old Jeramy Wayne Smith, authorities identified on Monday.

According to the report, the incident happened around 9:15 p.m. on Road 426 near High School Road.

Smith was driving a BMW with a 18-year-old passenger when the collided with a Honda Civic for reasons unknown. Both individuals in the BMW were ejected from the vehicle as a result of the impact.

Furthermore, paramedics arrived to the scene and pronounced 18-year-old Smith dead at the scene, and transported the other 3 injured victims to local hospitals.

Meanwhile two Oakhurst men, ages 23 and 25 occupying the Honda, sustained non-life threatening injuries.

No other information regarding the collision has been made available to the public at this time. Fresno Officials continue to investigate the fatal crash along Road 426.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Jeramy Wayne Smith.


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