Fatal Collision North Of Upper Swanton Road

Santa Cruz, CA…California Highway Patrol has reported a fatal collision on Wednesday, October 26th. Driver one was driving a 1999 Toyota Sienna northbound on State Route 1, North of Upper Swanton Road at approximately 55 miles per hour.



Party number two was driving his 2016 Peterbuilt semi towing a 2012 utility cargo trailer southbound on State Route 1 North of Upper Swanton Road at a speed of 55 miles per hour. For unknown reasons party number one allowed his vehicle to drift to the left and directly in front of party number two’s vehicles. PArty number two was unable to react in time as the front of the Toyota struck the front of the Peterbuilt. The driver of the Sienna sustained fatal injuries and driver number two sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision. The identity of the drivers are being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. Alcohol or drugs appear to be a factor. The investigation is ongoing.