Chandler man second person to die from injuries in Gilbert head-on collision - East Valley Tribune: Public Safety

Chandler man second person to die from injuries in Gilbert head-on collision

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Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 11:43 am

Another person has died after Tuesday’s head-on traffic collision at Williams Field Road and Parkcrest Street in Gilbert.

Jeffrey Ulate, 37, of Chandler, was transported in critical condition to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborne Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to Gilbert police. Christopher Amezcua, 28, also died on impact in Tuesday’s collision.

The collision occurred at 12:35 p.m. just east of the San Tan Loop 202, according to Gilbert police. A silver Pontiac driven by Amezcua was heading east had crossed left of center on Williams Field Road, striking a pickup truck, driven by Ulate traveling in the opposite direction.

A passenger in Ulate’s vehicle was also injured and listed in critical condition, Gilbert police said. The identity of the passenger is unknown at this time.

The case is being investigated by the collision reconstruction team.

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