(21 year old Calexico man suffers fatal injuries)…The tragedy occurred Thursday at just after 10:00 pm.
The California Highway Patrol says Ubaldo Lopez was driving a 1994 BMW westbound on Highway 78, at the intersection with Highway 115. 45-year-old Jose Luis Garcia of Calipatria was driving a 2012 GMC pickup northbound on Highway 115, approaching the intersection with 115. The CHP says Lopez entered the intersection, directly in front of the GMC. The front of the pickup collided with the left side of the BMW. Lopez suffered major injuries and was taken to Desert Regional Hospital by REACH Air Ambulance. The Highway Patrol says Lopez later succumbed to his injuries. They say the collision remains under investigation.