Lisa Biakanja, Ben Biakanja, Leigh Biakanja and Lucy Biakanja Died in Big Rig Collision on Highway 156 [Hollister, CA]

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4 Members of Biakanja Family Dead after Tesla-Big Rig Collision on Highway 156 near Fairview Road

HOLLISTER, CA (August 18, 2022) – Sunday, Lisa Biakanja, Ben Biakanja, Leigh Biakanja and Lucy Biakanja were killed in a big rig collision.

The incident happened on August 14th at around 8:05 p.m. on Highway 156 near Fairview Road.

According to reports, the Biakanja family was riding in a 2014 Tesla Model S when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a semi-truck.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the site of the accident shortly after. There, officials pronounced 53-year-old Lisa Biakanja, 12-year-old Ben Biakanja, and the 14-year-old twins Leigh Biakanja and Lucy Biakanja dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the truck driver identified as a 39-year-old man also suffered minor injuries. Medics transported him to a Hollister hospital for treatment.

The San Jose Firefighters have started a GoFundMe for the father of the Biakanja children to support the cost of their funeral

Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the Biakanja Family. May the memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.

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