Uliezer De Jesus Hurt in Fatal Hanford Crash on Highway 43 near Flint Avenue

Uliezer De Jesus
Uliezer De Jesus Hurt in Fatal Hanford Crash on Highway 43 near Flint Avenue

Hanford, California (October 18, 2022) – Uliezer De Jesus, 24, of Madera, was injured in a fatal multi-vehicle collision that happened on Monday morning in Hanford, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.

The incident happened on Highway 43, just north of Flint Avenue, on Monday, October 17.

According to the CHP, De Jesus was driving a Volkswagen Jetta southbound on Highway 43 when he drifted into the northbound side, for unknown reasons.

 Oscar Escalera, 23, of Hanford, was driving a Hyundai in the northbound lane and swerved to the right shoulder to avoid the Volkswagen.

A northbound Chevrolet driven by Jose Santos Corona, 18, of Hanford, collided head-on with the Volkswagen.

The impact caused De Jesus to lose control and he collided with a southbound Volkswagen Passat driven by a 49-year-old from Dublin. 

The driver of the Passat was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. 

De Jesus and a passenger in his vehicle, Abisua Princiliano, 19, of Madera, sustained minor injuries. 

No other injuries were reported.

De Jesus was driving without a license and was booked into the Kings County Jail.

Alcohol and drugs were not suspected in the incident. The crash is under investigation.

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