February 23, 2015- A automobile accident south of Lemoore, killed one and injured four others. The vehicle collision took place on Kansas Avenue, at approximately 3:43 AM.
A San Simeon man, 26, was traveling in a Chevy Malibu, with his passenger; Armando Valencia, 29. The Chevrolet failed to stop at the marked stop sign at the intersection of Kansas Avenue and 18th Avenue. The car was broadsided by a Honda Civic that was driven by Jose Luis S. Martinez, from Madera.
The Malibu’s driver sustained major injuries and was rushed to an area hospital. He later died from his injuries. Valencia received minor injuries.
There were two passengers in the Honda; Saul Santos, and Renee Cruz. They both suffered serious injuries. While Martinez sustained moderate injuries. They were also taken by ambulance to the hospital.