33-year-old Felipe Molina Loera and 63-year-old Maria Chavez Salas of Merced die in fatal Hwy 152 crash

Car Crash Death of Felipe Molina Loera and Maria Chavez Salas of Merced – Obituary

33-year-old Felipe Molina Loera and 63-year-old Maria Chavez Salas of Merced have died in a fatal Hwy 152 car crash. It happened when the 1999 Honda Accord that Felipe and Maria were in was hit by a big rig near Los Banos.

According to official reports, the Honda was heading south on Volta Road when it attempted to join eastbound Highway 152. The Honda failed to yield to the right of way of a big rig that was traveling east on Highway 152.

The Honda crashed into the trailer of the rig, leaving both Maria and Felipe with fatal injuries. They were later pronounced dead while the driver of the rig survived the accident uninjured.

The accident is still being investigated.