Seaside, CA — There was an accident along the PCH (Highway 1) earlier this year on Thursday, January 29, that claimed the life of a local Seaside woman. Police said that the Olivia Burges, 22, was killed after the Nissan pickup truck she was riding accidentally lost control and crashed that night.
The driver, a 20-year old Salinas man, was charged with DUI after being treated for his injuries. The police said that he was under the influence of alcohol at the time.
The accident happened at about 6:30 p.m. that Thursday night, near the Canyon Del Rey Boulevard exit on Highway 1. The Salinas man was driving a red Nissan Titan pickup truck with Olivia Burges and another Salinas man riding as passengers.
The group was headed north on Highway 1 when the driver tried to take the exit for Canyon Del Rey Boulevard and lost control. The truck swerved off the road and overturned, which ejected Olivia Burges in the process. She was badly injured and rushed to a hospital, where she died.
The other Salinas man in the truck was injured and treated at a hospital. while the 20-year old driver faces alcohol-related charges. His name hasn’t been released.
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Map of the Accident
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