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Pedestrian Crash Fatality on SR-99 Near Delhi

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatality after a pedestrian crash on SR-99 near the Delhi area on the early morning of Sunday, October 10, 2021. The incident occurred on northbound State Route 99 just north of Shanks Road at approximately 1:25 a.m.

Highway 152 Car Accident With Semi Results in Fatality

A traffic fatality occurred recently in Madera County when a motor vehicle collided with a semi-truck. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the driver of a 2003 Infiniti, a 30-year-old woman from Merced, was involved in a collision with a Freightliner that was heading west in Madera County along Highway 152 at about 4:44 p.m. The Infiniti was struck on the left side, which resulted in the death of the driver. 

Dos Palos Woman Killed After Fatal Collision

A woman was killed after a fatal traffic collision just northeast of the Dos Palos area on the night of Tuesday, September 29, 2020. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the car accident occurred shortly before 9:00 p.m. at Palm Avenue and Carmellia Avenue in Merced County. A 37-year-old woman was driving a 2005 Chrysler eastbound on Carmellia Avenue before coming to a stop in the eastbound lane to make a left turn. A driver of a 1998 Jeep was traveling behind the Chrysler and attempted to overtake the vehicle by entering the oncoming traffic lane. While doing so, the Chrysler allegedly turned left in front of the Jeep, and the left side of the Chrysler was struck by the front of the Jeep.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Reported in Merced County

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatal motorcycle crash in Merced County around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The incident occurred on Merced Avenue and West Bradbury Road in an unincorporated area of Merced County, just northwest of Delhi. The collision allegedly involved a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle and a Ford Escape SUV. Officials at the scene found the motorcyclist, a 38-year-old man from Waterford, lying in the roadway. Modesto and Merced area officers both started life-saving measures on the injured motorcycle rider while waiting for fire personnel and Riggs Ambulance Service. When emergency crews arrived, they assisted in CPR. Sadly, their efforts were unsuccessful as the motorcyclist passed away at the scene.

Two Killed After Truck Accident in Merced County

Two people were killed, and another was injured after a truck accident on Interstate 5 in Merced County, CA, on the afternoon of Saturday, July 11, 2020. The big rig crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. on northbound I-5 near the John “Chuck” Erreca Northbound Rest Area. The Los Banos California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that traffic on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 had slowed and eventually came to a stop. A tractor-trailer reportedly failed to stop and rear-ended a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu sedan, killing the driver, 63-year-old Joseph Haddad, and passenger, 53-year-old Brenda Haddad, both of Contra Costa County. The Chevrolet was propelled into another car and that impact, in turn, allegedly caused a pileup.

Merced Man Killed in Ashby Road Motorcycle Crash

A 51-year-old man was killed after a motorcycle crash on Ashby Road in Merced, CA, on Thursday, June 4, 2020. The incident occurred around 6:45 p.m. on Ashby Rd., just west of Fern Street. A man was riding a 2004 Honda Rebel motorcycle and attempted to exit a mobile home park at 2020 Ashby Rd. when he was struck by a 2004 Lincoln Navigator. When officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrived at the scene, life-saving measures were being rendered to the man by first responders from Riggs Ambulance. Sadly, the CPR was unsuccessful, and the man was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Merced County Sheriff’s Office has withheld the name of the decedent due to pending notification of next of kin.

Passenger Killed After Merced County Car Accident

A passenger was killed after a car accident on Highway 33 near Gustine, CA, in Merced County on the afternoon of April 22, 2020. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Los Banos area office responded to the crash on Highway 33 in the vicinity of Sullivan Road shortly before 4:30 p.m. A 25-year-old Santa Nella man was driving a 2017 Nissan Sentra southbound on State Route 33. At the same time, a 23-year-old San Jose woman was driving a 1996 Acura Integra northbound on the highway. The two vehicles were involved in a broadside collision, according to the CHP. The Nissan struck the passenger side door of the Acura, causing the man riding in the front passenger seat to suffer fatal injuries at the scene, the CHP reported. Officials have identified the decedent as 25-year-old Jesus Hernandez of San Jose. The Acura driver was transported to Los Banos Memorial Hospital for a complaint of pain. It is unknown whether the driver of the Nissan received treatment after the crash.

Woman Killed After Hit by Car in Merced

A 25-year-old woman was killed after being hit by a car in Merced, CA, on the morning of January 16, 2020. The pedestrian accident occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Ashby Road and Fern Street, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). A woman was walking in the area when she was reportedly hit by an oncoming vehicle headed about 35 miles per hour. Sadly, she was pronounced deceased at the scene by officials. Her name has been withheld by the Merced County Coroner’s Office as they are working to notify her family.

One Killed in Merced County Truck Accident

One person was killed in a truck accident near Gustine, CA, in Merced County on January 8, 2020. The crash occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Interstate 5, just south of Highway 140, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). A 2014 Volvo tractor-trailer was traveling on I-5 when, for unknown reasons, it veered into the oncoming traffic lane. The Volvo reportedly sideswiped a 2013 Peterbilt big rig hauling a tanker filled with gas, causing the tanker to overturn along the shoulder of Interstate 5 and spill an unknown amount of gasoline. The Volvo continued and crashed head-on with a 2004 Lexus ES330. The driver of the Lexus and one of the two passengers reported minor injuries. Sadly, the second passenger of the Lexus passed away at the scene. Officials have identified him as Jamee Chargualaf, 24, of Lemoore.

Woman Killed in Merced County Pedestrian Accident

A woman was killed, and her husband was injured in a pedestrian accident near Atwater, CA and Castle Air Force Base in Merced County on the night of December 16, 2019. The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. near the westbound lanes of Santa Fe Avenue at Wallace Road, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported. A woman was walking in the area with her husband when they were both struck from behind by an oncoming Nissan that was driven by a 26-year-old resident of Livingston. The husband was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries described as moderate and non-life threatening. Sadly, his wife was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel. The Merced County Coroner’s Office has identified her as 77-year-old Maria Luna of Winton.

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