Olga Danilova ID’d as 1 of 3 Killed in Fontana Crash on Interstate 15 near Sierra Avenue
Fontana, California (October 29, 2022) – Olga Danilova, 57, of Glendale, has been identified as one of the three parties killed in a Monday night fiery traffic accident in Fontana, authorities said.
The deadly accident occurred at about 11:40 p.m., on October 24, on Interstate 15, just south of Sierra Avenue.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a black 2016 Honda collided with a maroon Kia hatchback on the roadway.
One of the vehicles was reportedly traveling northbound in the freeway’s southbound lanes.
As a result of the crash impact, the Honda caught fire, and Brian Joel Melina, 20, of Rialto, was trapped inside with a passenger.
Sadly, Brian and the passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. Danilova who was also trapped in the Kia was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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