Valley Springs Man Killed In Car Accident

Valley Springs Man Killed In Car Accident

A Valley Springs man was killed and three others suffered major injuries in a crash in north Modesto on Friday night.  According to the Modesto police, the driver of a Honda Civic was traveling west on Pelandale Avenue approaching Dale Road when the vehicle side-swiped another vehicle and lost control just before 11 p.m.  The Honda veered off the road and then crashed into a tree about 100 feet off the roadway. The front seat passenger, identified as 22-year-old Valley Springs resident Trevor Saltzman, was killed instantly.  The three, who survived, the driver and two passengers in the backseat, were taken to Modesto hospitals with major injuries.  Two were listed in critical condition and the other in serious condition.  The police did not release the names of the injured, but said they range in age from 19 to 23 and were not from the Modesto area. No one in the vehicle that was side-swiped was injured and the accident is under investigation.

 

Written by Joey Guidi

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