On Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to a major traffic crash in the 5200 block of College Street. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a Nissan car was traveling westbound in the 5200 block of College when is crossed into the eastbound lanes and struck an 18 wheeler. After colliding with the 18 wheeler, the Nissan car came to rest in the westbound lanes where it was then struck by a Nissan SUV that was traveling west on College. The driver of the Nissan car died as a result of the collision. He has been identified as Gregorio Simaj, a 29 year old Beaumont resident. The investigation is on-going.