Joshua Jimenez

Boy, 3, dies in two car-collision in Somerset, poor tire tread and wet road noted

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 03, 2016 / comments

A 3-year-old boy died from injuries suffered Thursday at approximately 4:06 p.m on Jan. 28, when the car in which he was riding collided with an SUV on a wet road in Somerset in El Dorado County.

The 3-year-old boy died after a two car-collision when the car being driven by Jacob Jimenez, 43, of Somerset at 4 p.m. was southbound on Mt. Aukum Road, north of Outingdale Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Jimenez lost control of his car and traveled into the oncoming lane. The right side of the car hit the front end of a northbound SUV.