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Colorado River Tri-State: Just days apart, 2 communities are mourning the loss of 2 people killed in 2 separate vehicle crashes along U.S. Route 95.

Colorado River Tri-State: Just days apart, 2 communities are mourning the loss of 2 people killed in 2 separate vehicle crashes along U.S. Route 95.

A highway along the Colorado River known as U.S. Route 95 have taken the lives of 2 people bring the communities of Needles, California and Blythe, California mourning the loss of the victims.

On Sunday, April 15th, 2018, a vehicle crash along U.S. Route 95 south of Needles, California took the life of a doctor, who was well known in Needles, California and Blythe, California.

The doctor was flown by medical helicopter out to a hospital but later passed away due to his injuries.

ZachNews has learn that the doctor’s names was Dr. Robert Strecker, who was a practicing Gastroenterologist in Needles, California.

The Palo Verde Valley Times reported that Dr. Robert Strecker was a dedicated physician who has worked with members of the medical and hospital staff at Palo Verde Hospital for almost 40 years.

Dr. Robert Strecker was a graduate of Vanderbilt University; received his medical degree from that institute of higher learning, and had a PHD in pharmacology.

Dr. Robert Strecker completed a GI fellowship at University of Southern California in the early 1980’s and worked in private practice from 1984 to 1994 while working in the emergency department of several facilities throughout the years.

The cause of the crash along U.S. Route 95 near Blythe, California was under investigation.

As both communities continue to mourn the loss of Dr. Robert Strecker, another vehicle crash occurs just 5 days later along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California, taking the live of a woman from Blythe, California.

According to the California Highway Patrol, at 4:28pm PT on Friday, April 20th, 2018, a wireless 911 call was received reporting a 2 vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California.

The California Highway Patrol say 59 year old Rosa Saldana from Blythe, California was the rear seat passenger in one of the vehicles.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division, Rosa Saldana was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California is investigation.

People who have driven along this stretch of U.S. Route 95 have seen close calls and crashes as well as speedy motorists trying to get by other vehicles.

Well people want all motorists to drive safely along U.S. Route 95, others want to see more be done along the desert highway to make it safer to drive along, especially at night and along curved portions of the highway.

As we get closure to Summer, more people will be traveling along this desert highway for boating fun along the Colorado River, and law enforcement agencies want to remind the public to always obey all driving laws and never drive in a way that endangers you, your family, or others motorists.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of both Dr. Robert Strecker and Rosa Saldana. **

Needles, CA: Woman from Blythe, California dies in vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95.

Needles, CA: Woman from Blythe, California dies in vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95.

According to the California Highway Patrol, at 4:28pm PT on Friday, April 20th, 2018, a wireless 911 call was received reporting a 2 vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California.

The California Highway Patrol say 59 year old Rosa Saldana from Blythe, California was the rear seat passenger in one of the vehicles.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division, Rosa Saldana was pronounced dead at the scene.

The California Highway Patrol in Needles, California along with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the Rosa Saldana. *

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Fatal rollover collision along eastbound Interstate 40 near Water Road.

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Fatal rollover collision along eastbound Interstate 40 near Water Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol, at approximately 11:25am PT on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, officers from the California Highway Patrol Needles Area responded to a rollover collision on eastbound Interstate 40, east of Water Road, west of Needles, California.

Once on scene, officers determined that this incident was a 2 vehicle collision, involving a 2008 Chevrolet and 2008 Toyota; with one of the vehicles over turned in the open desert to the south of Interstate 40.

Initial investigation suggests that 70 year old Kenneth Colombero from Upland, California (P-1) was traveling eastbound on Interstate 40 within the #2 lane at a high rate of speed.

While attempting to overtake 70 year old Robert Graham from Mire Loma, California (P-2) who was traveling within the #1 lane of eastbound Interstate 40, P-1 allowed the left front of his vehicle to strike the right rear of P-2’s vehicle.

P-1’s vehicle then made a hard right turn toward the open desert south of Interstate 40, where it overturned several times.

During the rollover, a passenger in the bed Kenneth Colombero’s pickup truck was ejected and suffered fatal injuries.

That passenger is identified as 64 year old Lawrence Berger from Upland, California.

Kenneth Colombero also suffered fatal during this collision.

The right front passenger in Kenneth Colombero’s vehicle suffered major injuries and was transported to Sunrise Hospital via helicopter.

The right front passenger is identified as 58 year old Mary Berger from Upland, California.

Robert Graham did not suffer any injury.

** Press Release: **

ZachNews has learn from the California Highway Patrol that this fatal accident is a separate crash that occurred in the same area a few minutes later, which that later accident involving 2 semi trucks along eastbound Interstate 40 near Water Road had no injures involved.

Breaking News!!: Laughlin, NV: Head on vehicle collision on Aha Macav Parkway.

Breaking News!!: Laughlin, NV: Head on vehicle collision on Aha Macav Parkway.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, firefighters responded to a head on vehicle collision on Aha Macav Parkway, just north of the Avi Resort and Casino, in Laughlin, Nevada.

The head on vehicle collision occurred before 4:50pm PT on Sunday, February 11th, 2018.

Mohave Valley Fire Department Station 84, along with Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department Station 91 and 92, Clark County Fire Department Station 85, Fort Mojave Tribal Police Department, American Medical Response ambulance, and Classic Air responded, all to the head on vehicle collision.

According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, 5 patients were transported by ground to Valley View Medical Center and a patient was transported to Havasu Regional by Classic Air.

** Pictures from the Mohave Valley Fire Department: **

 

Live Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Traffic collision along northbound Arizona Highway 95 involving 2 vehicles.

Live Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Traffic collision along northbound Arizona Highway 95 involving 2 vehicles.

A traffic collision involving 2 vehicles occurred along northbound Arizona Highway 95 near mile post 239, near Valencia Road, in Fort Mohave, Arizona at around 12:16pm MST on Saturday, November 18th, 2017.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez and his friend Timothy Terral spotted the traffic collision well heading to do grocery shopping.

Firefighters and paramedics from Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department and Bullhead City Fire Department along with Mohave County Sheriff’s arrived to the scene of the traffic collision.

A person were seen talking to firefighters and deputy near a white vehicle well firefighters were seen checking on the people inside a silver vehicle.

At least 2 ambulances were on scene of the traffic collision, but an ambulance from Bullhead City Fire Department later left with nobody being placed inside well the other ambulance from Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department remained at the scene of the traffic collision.

Traffic Alert!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Traffic collision reported along northbound Arizona Highway 95 near Boundary Cone Road.

Traffic Alert!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Traffic collision reported along northbound Arizona Highway 95 near Boundary Cone Road.

ZachNews has just learned of a traffic collision along northbound Arizona Highway 95 (Mohave Valley Highway) near Boundary Cone Road in Fort Mohave, Arizona.

Reports that the traffic collision occurred at around 8:11pm MST on Thursday, August 24th, 2017.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (A.D.O.T.), the crash occurred at milepost 234 and the northbound lanes was blocked.

Several of our ZachNews fans in the area of the traffic collision are telling ZachNews that at least 2 vehicles, a Buick and a versa, were involved in a “bad” head on crash.

Arizona Department of Public Safety Dispatch tells ZachNews at least 2 vehicles were involved in the crash.

First responders responded to the scene of the traffic collision and a medical helicopter was called.

Arizona Department of Public Safety Dispatch tells ZachNews that there were 2 people injured in the traffic collision, including a person with serious injuries needing to be airlifted to a hospital, and there were no fatalities in the traffic collision.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (A.D.O.T.), as of 9:46pm MST, all lanes have been reopened and the traffic collision cleared.

Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Traffic collision along southbound Arizona Highway 95.

Breaking News!!: Mohave Valley, AZ: Traffic collision along southbound Arizona Highway 95.

Several vehicles are involved in a traffic collision along southbound Arizona Highway 95 near Courtwright Road in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

According to Public Information Officer Trooper Kameron Lee, the traffic collision occurred along southbound side of Arizona Highway 95 near Milepole 227.7 at 11:55am PT involving a dark gray jeep and green Subaru outback.

At least 2 people were injured in the traffic collision, including a person sent to Valley View Medical Center.

The roadway has been reopen as of 12:27pm PT.

** Picture from Timothy Terral from Needles, California. **