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Fatal Big Rig Collision on Fox Road

Officials with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatal big rig collision on Fox Road in Merced County on the morning of Monday, March 14, 2022. According to authorities, the truck accident took place shortly after 7:00 a.m. at West Bellevue Road and North Fox Road.

Fatal Truck Accident on State Route 152

Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to a report of a fatal truck accident in the area of Palm Avenue and State Route 152 in Merced County on the night of Friday, October 1, 2021. The traffic collision occurred shortly after 8:30 p.m. and involved a 2021 Toyota Camry and a 2018 Kenworth truck.

Truck Accident Injures Woman Near Merced

A woman suffered injuries in a recent truck accident involving two large commercial trucks near Merced. The incident occurred shortly before 3:30 p.m. along the southbound lanes of Highway 99, just north of Applegate Road. A woman from Atwater was driving her 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV southbound along Highway 99 when she was involved in a crash with a big rig. Officials said the collision caused a second tractor-trailer to strike the rear of the Chevrolet. This propelled the SUV over the western side of the highway and down an embankment. The two drivers of the big rigs were uninjured in the crash while the woman driving the Chevrolet complained of pain. It is unknown whether she was hospitalized for her injuries.

Merced County Truck Accident Fatality

A Merced County truck accident fatality occurred on the evening of March 2 along Highway 165 and Crane Avenue, just south of Hilmar. An elderly man was driving a 2008 Lexus sedan along the highway when the driver of a 2013 Peterbilt big rig hauling milk reportedly pulled into the intersection. The Lexus driver was unable to react in time to avoid a collision and struck the left front tires of the milk truck, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Sadly, the driver of the Lexus passed away at the scene. The decedent has been identified by the Merced County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office as 82-year-old Frederick Gleason of Stevinson. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Mr. Gleason during this difficult time.

Merced County Truck Crash Fatality

A Merced County truck crash fatality occurred on the evening of March 2 along Highway 165 in the vicinity of Crane Avenue, just south of Hilmar. The collision involved a sedan and a big rig, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The roadway was shut down for several hours while the road was cleared and CHP investigated. Sadly, one person passed away in the accident. Officials have not yet released the identity of the decedent due to pending family notification. I would like to extend my heartfelt sympathies to the loved ones of the decedent during this difficult time.

Three Injured in Merced County Truck Accident

Three Injured in Merced County Truck Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced truck accident lawyer. A truck accident occurred west of Los Banos on August 17th and left a man and two teenagers with severe injuries. A 33-year-old Fresno man was driving a 2010 Volvo big rig while hauling a container trailer along Highway 152 in the vicinity of Volta Road at approximately 4:08 a.m. The trucker reportedly fell asleep while behind the wheel, causing the Volvo to drift out of the traffic lanes and into the center median. The trucker woke up and attempted to correct the big rig, however, it was too late as the big truck slid across the roadway and overturned on its left side. Emergency responders at the scene transported the truck driver via medical helicopter to the Memorial North Hospital in Modesto for treatment of major injuries. The two passengers of the big rig, identified as 14-year-old and 16-year-old males, were taken to the Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera to be treated for unknown injuries. Authorities have not yet publicly released an update on the conditions of the three parties involved in the truck accident.


Overturned Truck Stalls Traffic in State Route 152 Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced truck accident lawyer. An accident on California State Route 152 due to an overturned commercial truck caused delays in early evening traffic. Authorities have said the accident was caused by drowsy driving.

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