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Yuma Man Dies In Traffic Accident

A 20-year old Yuma man died late Friday night when he lost control of his sports car.

The accident occurred at 10:30 p.m. in the 14200 block of Avenue G. The car was travelling southbound on Avenue G and apparently went out of control , crossed the center line and collided with a metal utility pole and guy wire. The car then burst into flames. The driver of the car , Francisco Garica Jr , 20 , of Yuma , was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger , a 19-year old man from San Luis , Arizona , was flown to Maricopa Medical Center with serious injuries. According to Yuma County Sheriff's deputies , the accident remains under investigation but alcohol appears to be a factor in the collission.