Nicholas “Nick” Santiago Death – Cause of Death : 20-year-old Nicholas “Nick” Santiago of Bethlehem has passed away following injuries suffered from a single-car crash. The crash occurred late Tuesday night, December 7, 2021, at approximately 11:39 p.m. in the 400 block of South 15th Street in Allentown, Lehigh County. Santiago was pronounced dead at the hospital in the wee hours of Wednesday morning at about 12:06 a.m.
According to officials, Santiago was a passenger in the car whose driver drifted off the roadway and crashed into a tree. Santiago suffered major injuries and was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest where he succumbed to his injuries on December 8. He died of blunt force trauma injuries suffered from the crash.
Meanwhile, the yet-to-be-identified driver of the car was transported via ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Allentown Police Department Accident Reconstruction Unit.
Nicholas “Nick” Santiago’s obituary will be released by his family.