Teen Crashed Into UC Merced Chief

Teen Crashed Into UC Merced Chief

Teen Crashed Into UC Merced Chief

Teen Crashed Into UC Merced Chief

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced Auto Accident Attorney. Dorothy Leland, a Chancellor for the Merced University of California, was involved in a vehicular collision on the evening of Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

What Happened?

Sixty-year-old Dorothy Leland was driving southbound on Lake Road in Merced at approximately 6:23 pm. Leland was traveling in her Lexus RX 450 when a gray Toyota Corolla struck her vehicle.

What Types of Injuries?

The types of injuries are still unknown. However, nobody was badly injured according to Officer Moises Onsurez from the California Highway Patrol.

Who Caused the Accident?

Investigators reported that the motorist of the gray Toyota Corolla, 19-year-old woman, was traveling west on Scholars Lane. She failed to yield to Leland’s vehicle at the intersection of Scholars Lane and Lake Road. For this reason, the other motorist caused right front end damage to her Corolla and left front end damage to Leland’s Lexus. Officers ruled out the factors of drugs and alcohol in the investigation. The accident still remains under investigation.

Who Is Dorothy Leland?

Dororthy Leland is the Chancellor at UC Merced. Leland was appointed to the position of being the university’s third Chancellor on July 1, 2011. Leland has over 30 years of experience in working in the field for higher education for students. Leland has worked at Purdue University and Florida Atlantic University, two of the nation’s leading universities for public research.

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