25-Year-Old Woman Pronounced Dead after Auto Accident on Road 34 1/2

MADERA, CA (July 15, 2022) – Thursday afternoon, a multi-car collision on Avenue 12 claimed the life of 25-year-old Nicolas Renteria.

The incident happened around 3:00 p.m., at the intersection of Avenue 12 and Road 34 1/2.

Per reports, Renteria and a woman were driving eastbound in a Saturn Ion. For reasons currently unknown, the Saturn sideswiped a Dodge Caliber and then collided head-on with a Chevrolet Traverse.

The impact ejected Renteria and the female passenger from the vehicle onto the road. Another woman and two children, from the Chevrolet, were also injured.

First responders rushed Renteria, two women and two children to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Despite life-saving efforts, Renteria succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

At this time, the authorities ruled out alcohol and drugs as factors in the crash. However, an active investigation is ongoing.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Nicolas Renteria during this devastating time.


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