LOS BANOS — A 70-year-old man from Redwood City died in a head-on collision on Highway 152 near Los Banos on Sunday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the man, whose name was not released pending notification of his family, was driving a 2002 Toyota west on the highway near the Santa Clara County line when the accident occurred at 2 p.m.
At the same time, Carolina Chavira, 60, of Gustine was driving a 2006 Chevrolet east on Highway 152. The Chevrolet, going roughly 65 mph, crossed the center line and hit the Toyota, which had been going about the same speed, head-on.
Chavira and a passenger in the Chevrolet, Roberta Warren, 69, of Redwood City, suffered major injuries and were taken to area hospitals for treatment.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.