Two men killed in crash north of Nipomo

July 6, 2022


Two vehicles collided in rural Nipomo early Wednesday morning, killing two men, according to the CHP.

Shortly before 5 a.m., a man was driving a Honda Civic northbound on Highway 1 when Cory Hudson of Grover Beach attempted to turn his Dodge Ram left onto Winterhaven Way, directly in the path of the Honda. The Honda and the Dodge collided head-on at the intersection of Highway 1 and Winterhaven Way, close to a Cal Fire station.

Both the driver of the Honda and his 45-year-old male passenger died at the scene. Hudson suffered moderate injuries in the crash.

Highway 1 was shut down following the collision. By shortly after 6 a.m., authorities were conducting one-way traffic control in the area.

CHP officers are investigating the cause of the crash.