April 15, 2015- A multiple vehicle collision ends in fatality, in Coarsegold, on Wednesday. The Madera County 3-car accident happened northeast of Fresno, on Highway 41, at about 4:34 PM.
Ronald Lee Wells, 73, was driving south on Highway 41, south of Road 406, when his automobile veered into the northbound lane. The car smashed into a 2014 Kia Soul, driven by Elsie Perez Morin, of Oakhurst.
Morin tried to avoid the oncoming car, but could not avoid it. Wells’s vehicle sideswiped the Kia, and Morin crashed into the rock at the side of the roadway.
The driver continued to travel south in the northbound lane and collided head-on into a 2014 Acura RLX driven by Robin Jeanne Blossom, with passenger Beatty Jane Sitton.
Ronald Wells was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
Sitton suffered major injuries and was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno. Blossom also sustained serious injuries and was taken to Community Regional by ambulance.
Morin was not hurt in the accident.