21-Year-Old Driver Dies in Auto Collision near Auberry Road

FRESNO, CA (January 7, 2022) – Saturday evening, 21-year-old Jesus Meza-Leyva was killed in a 2-car accident on Highway 168.

The fatal incident happened around 8:30 p.m., on the eastbound lanes of Highway 168, just east of Auberry Road.

According to the responding officers, Meza-Leyva was driving a a Toyota MR2 when he lost control after navigating a crest along the roadway. He then spun out and entered the eastbound lane where he crashed into a pickup-truck.

As a result, the Toyota driver, identified as 21-year-old Jesus Meza-Leyva of Caruthers, died at the scene. Meanwhile, the pickup-truck driver remained uninjured.

At this time, Fresno Officials are still currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Jesus Meza-Leyva.

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