Attorney John Rozier, Car Accident and Wrongful Death Lawyer, has the following report; On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, a woman was killed in an auto collision on Highway 41. The Madera County vehicle crash happened in Coarsegold, at about 1:30 PM.
O’Neill Ewell, 20, of Bass Lake, was driving a silver 2006 VW Jetta, with passenger Haley Phillips, 20, of Coarsegold. The Volkswagen was driving north on State Route 41.
South of Serpa Canyon Road the Jetta drifted to the right side of the highway, off the edge of the roadway. Ewell overcorrected and lost control of the automobile. The sedan swerved off the road and smashed into a tree.
Ewell died at the scene of the collision.
Phillips suffered serious injuries. She was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.