Olga Bentulan, 64, Killed in Head-On Collision
64-year-old Olga Bentulan died Wednesday morning due to a head-on collision that occurred at around 7:20 a.m.
The deadly collision took place on October 20th on Parker Road in Modesto, CA.
According to reports, Bentulan was driving a Toyota SUV when she hit a pickup truck head-on.
Emergency personnel responded and transported Olga Bentulan to Memorial Medical Center. Sadly, Bentulan died later at the hospital due to her injuries.
Kenneth Brickey, 41, was the driver of the pickup and he sustained minor injuries. In addition, his 1-year-old who was with him did not suffer any injuries.
The crash is actively under investigation to determine fault.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Olga Bentulan.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality