One man died and his passenger sustained major injuries in a head-on collision Monday afternoon on Sonoma Avenue north of Mt. Whitney Avenue near Five Points.
The California Highway Patrol said the driver of a 1994 Honda was northbound on Sonoma Avenue just before 5 p.m. when he crossed into the southbound lane and collided with a Chevrolet pickup driven by Felipe Regalado, 54, of Coalinga.
The 20-year-old driver from San Joaquin, who was identified by the Fresno County Coroner's Office as Uriel Sanchez of San Joaquin, died at the scene. His passenger, Genaro Sanchez Carrillo, 19, of San Joaquin, sustained major injuries and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno.
Regalado had minor injuries and went to Coalinga Hospital.
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