MODESTO – A big rig collided into a building and the dining area of a taco truck Saturday evening.
The crash was reported at about 6:48pm on South Riverside Drive near Yosemite Boulevard. The truck was hauling two trailers, collided into an electrical utility pole shearing it off at the base. The truck then crashed into the dining area of a food truck before colliding into a wooden commercial building behind it.
Several ambulances and fire personnel were dispatched to the scene. At least two people were transported by ambulances from the scene. Officers from the California Highway Patrol responded to investigate.
Pedestrian Killed in Collision Near Lathrop
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY – Authorities with the California Highway Patrol investigated a crash that claimed the life of a man Friday night.
The collision happened at about 9:43pm on eastbound Interstate 120 about a quarter mile east of Interstate 5. The California Highway Patrol reports a man ran across the lanes of traffic toward the median and was struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian landed in the slow lane of traffic and died from his injuries.
No further details were available Friday night.
Wrong Way Driver Causes Traffic Collision on Highway 99
MERCED COUNTY – A wrong way driver caused a vehicle collision on Highway 99 Monday afternoon.
Shortly before 4:00pm, authorities received a report from a motorist that a vehicle had entered the wrong way on Highway 99 from the Winton Parkway offramp. A witness had pulled over to call authorities to report the driver.
Within a few minutes, authorities were updated that the vehicle had collided into a big rig near the Liberty Avenue exit.
Details were scarce at time of publication, however early indications suggest authorities closed down the highway and took one person into custody. Several vehicles were involved in the collision, and one person was treated by an ambulance crew.
The crash was reported to result in minor to no injuries, and traffic was cleared to continue by about 4:30pm.
Motorist Escapes Fiery Crash Near Ceres
CERES – A motorist escaped a fiery crash with only minor injuries late Monday morning.
Officers with the California Highway Patrol were dispatched to the crash at about 11:22am. The collision happened on southbound Highway 99 just north of the Whitmore Avenue overcrossing.
The light colored sedan ran off the roadway and collided into a fence before catching fire. Emergency crews from Ceres and Modesto responded. The occupant was able to escape the fire with only minor injuries.
Traffic on the highway was slightly slowed while crews worked the crash scene. The vehicle was completely burned through.
By 12:30pm a tow truck had arrived to remove the vehicle.
News4 days ago
Major Crash Investigated in Tracy
News1 month ago
Loved Ones Mourn Loss of Ceres Woman Killed in Shooting
Traffic4 weeks ago
Highway Shut Down for Police Activity
Traffic2 weeks ago
Two Killed in Highway 132 Crash
Traffic3 weeks ago
Ceres Woman Faces Charges in Fatal Oakdale Crash
News1 month ago
Fatal Stabbing Investigated as Homicide, Suspect Arrested
News1 month ago
Several Fires Reported in West Stanislaus County
News3 weeks ago
Large Fire Burns in Modesto