Victims Identified in Saturday’s Deadly Head-on Crash

Scene of the crash.


Officials have identified all parties involved in Saturday’s deadly head-on crash along Highway 50 near Placerville.

A family from Oakland was in the Toyota Prius that crossed over the center line just after 6 p.m. and crashed head-on into a Toyota Sienna minivan.

Elly Aili Su, a 10-year-old girl, was the only survivor from the Prius. She has already been treated and released from Marshall Hospital to extended family members.

Shen Kun Su, 38 (Elly’s father), Shu Zhen Zhao, 39 (Elly’s mother), and Shawn Su, 8 (Elly’s brother), were identified as the victims in the Prius.

Nora Elizabeth Temple, a 4-year-old girl, was the only victim in the minivan. Her mother Danielle Temple, 35; and twin brothers, John Maxwell and John James (both 1-year-olds), all survived and have already been released from Marshall Hospital.

Will Temple, Nora’s father, is said to be in fair condition at the Sutter Roseville Trauma Center.

Officials noted Saturday night that Nora was properly restrained at the time of the crash. Her family hails from Pollock Pines.

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