Four Taken to Hospital After Truck Crash in Modesto
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that four parties were taken to the hospital after a truck crash near Modesto on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Preliminary reports suggested that the motor vehicle accident occurred around 1:40 p.m. at Claratina and Oakdale roads close to the northeast corner of Modesto. Two cars and a big rig were involved, and wreckage from the truck accident was found in an orchard. According to an incident summary by the battalion chief of the Modesto Fire Department, one party was trapped inside a vehicle. Emergency crews were prompted to use hydraulic extrication tools to remove the patient. A total of four people were taken to local hospitals for the treatment of moderate to serious injuries. Updates regarding the trucking collision have not yet been released by officials.