Alicia Escobar, Gregory Wood Identified in Fatal Yuba City Car Crash
YUBA CITY, CA (May 10, 2023) – The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office identified 74-year-old Gregory Allen Wood of Brentwood and 69-year-old Alicia Del Carmen Escobar of Yuba City who died in a crash on Highway 99 on May 3.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened just south of Oswald Road around 8:39 PM. Based on a report, Wood was driving a 2016 Toyota Tacoma northbound on the highway at the time of the crash.
Due to unknown reasons, he crossed into the No. 1 southbound lane and struck the left front of Escobar’s 2016 Toyota RAV4.
As a result, both Wood and Escobar suffered grave injuries and died.
Officials ask anyone who happened to see the crash to call the Yuba-Sutter area CHP office at 530-645-6200.
As of now, an investigation into the case is ongoing. In addition, no other details are available.
We would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Alicia Escobar and Gregory Wood.
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