Newman, CA: Jose Luis-Garcia Zambrando Killed in I-5 Wrong-Way Crash

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Jose Luis-Garcia Zambrando, 36, Killed, Jorge Mendoza, 47, Injured in Newman Wrong-way Accident Newman, CA: Jose Luis-Garcia Zambrando Killed in I-

Jose Luis-Garcia Zambrando, 36, Killed, Jorge Mendoza, 47, Injured in Newman Wrong-way Accident

 Jose Luis-Garcia Zambrando I-5 Wrong-Way Crash

Newman, CA: Jose Luis-Garcia Zambrando Killed in I-5 Wrong-Way Crash

Newman, California (February 28, 2017) – A 36-year-old driver died Friday evening in an a wrong-way traffic collision in Newman.

The police identified the victim as Jose Luis-Garcia Zambrando, 36, of Los Banos.

A motorist spotted Zambrando driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 Freeway at about 6:30 p.m., just west of Newman.

The driver identified as 47-year-old Jorge Mendoza moved into the left lane to avoid a collision, but Zambrando moved into the same lane too and the two vehicles collided head-on.

Zambrando was declared dead at the scene while Mendoza sustained minor injuries.

The incident remained under investigation.

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