Alexander Gomez Involved in SUV-Semi Truck Collision near Murphy RoadSANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA (August 24, 2023) – Early Wednesday morning, Sabrina Ippolito was hospitalized following a fiery crash on State Route 129. The collision happened around 5:39 a.m., in the eastbound SR-129, just east of Murphy Road. According to the California Highway Patrol, a red 2006 Kia Sportage crossed the solid double yellow lines on the freeway for unknown reasons. Consequently, the Kia collided head-on with a westbound 2018 Kenworth semi-truck driven by 37-year-old Alexander Gomez of Modesto. The impact of the collision caused the Kia to go off the road and catch on fire. Responding medical personnel airlifted the Kia driver –31-year-old Sabrina Ippolito of Hollister– to Natividad Medical Center for major injuries. Police said Gomez was unharmed. The CHP does not suspect drugs and alcohol to be a factor in the fiery crash. One small driving mistake can lead to an accident. That is why it is important to always keep your attention on the road when behind the wheel. Also, do not put yourself and your passengers in danger by speeding and taking shortcuts. By driving defensively and always abiding by all driving laws, you can help avoid accidents on the road.
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