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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.

Serious Injuries Reported After Modesto Hit and Run

Local authorities reported serious injuries after a hit and run accident in the Modesto area on the morning of Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The incident occurred shortly before 5:00 a.m. on McHenry Avenue at Fairmont Avenue. A female pedestrian was reportedly crossing McHenry Avenue when she was hit by a newer-model dark-colored sedan. The driver of the vehicle allegedly fled the scene after the pedestrian accident. A passerby reported the hit and run to the Modesto Police Department (Modesto PD). First responders were called to the scene to transport the woman to a local hospital for treatment. She is expected to survive her injuries. Investigators said they will be seeking surveillance video footage of the crash to identify the suspect vehicle and its driver.

Pedestrian Injured in Modesto Hit and Run Crash

A pedestrian was injured after a hit and run crash in the Modesto area on the morning of Friday, July 10, 2020. The pedestrian accident occurred on Faith Home Road and East Service Road around 9:40 a.m. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a man was walking in the area when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. The driver of the car reportedly left the scene. Upon arrival of officials, he was found lying down in the roadway. An American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance was called to the scene to transport him to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. An update regarding his condition and the identity of the hit and run driver was not immediately available.

Driver Sought After Fatal Hit and Run in Modesto

A driver is being sought by the Modesto Police Department (Modesto PD) after a recent fatal hit and run accident. The incident occurred around 10:00 p.m. on Standiford Avenue just west of Carver Road. Officials said 56-year-old Juan Ante of Modesto was walking across Standiford Avenue when he was struck and killed by a vehicle traveling westbound. The car was described by authorities as a silver midsize sedan with dark-colored wheels based on surveillance video footage. The suspect driver reportedly did not stop and continued northbound of Shawnee Drive, just west of the pedestrian accident site. Police said the car involved in the hit and run is expected to have significant front-end damage.

Injuries Reported in Modesto Head-On Collision

Injuries were reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) after a head-on collision on Highway 108 in Modesto, CA, on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The auto accident occurred on State Route 108 near Langworth Road shortly before 1:00 p.m. The traffic collision reportedly involved a midsize sedan and a midsize truck, both of which sustained major front-end damage, according to the CHP. Two tow trucks were called to remove the disabled vehicles from the scene. The number of parties injured and the sequence of events leading up to the crash were not immediately available.

Fatality Reported in Modesto Pedestrian Accident

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatality after a pedestrian accident on Highway 99 near downtown Modesto on the morning of June 1, 2020. The incident occurred on the northbound lanes of State Route 99 near Tuolumne Boulevard. A 59-year-old Modesto man was driving a 2017 Hyundai at approximately 65 mph when his vehicle collided with a pedestrian on the highway. The driver of the Hyundai stayed at the scene and was uninjured, the CHP reported. Sadly, the pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified him as 37-year-old Louis Walton Jr. of Modesto.

Injuries Reported After Auto Accident in Modesto

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported injuries after an auto accident in the Modesto area on the afternoon of May 13, 2020. The motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Claribel Road and Langworth Road shortly before 2:00 p.m. A GMC Terrain SUV was reportedly involved in a car accident with a Chevrolet pickup truck. An ambulance was called to the scene to assist at least one person injured in the incident. Details, including the sequence of events leading up to the crash and the conditions of those injured, were not immediately available.

Four Injured After Car Accident in Downtown Modesto

Four people, including a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer, were injured after a recent car accident in downtown Modesto, CA. The motor vehicle collision occurred shortly before 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of H Street and Sixth Street. A 2018 Hyundai sedan and a 2015 Honda SUV were both headed northbound on 6th Street, approaching the intersection. At the same time, a CHP officer in a patrol vehicle was driving westbound on H Street, also approaching the intersection. All three cars entered the intersection. The fronts of both the Hyundai and the Honda collided with the driver’s side of the CHP vehicle. An investigation by the CHP has not yet determined whether the Hyundai and Honda or the CHP officer had the green light. However, a witness to the accident informed a local news outlet that the CHP officer ran a red light. The drivers of the Hyundai and the Honda, as well as a passenger in the Hyundai, all suffered minor injuries. The passenger received treatment at the scene while the motorists were transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment. The CHP officer was transported to Doctors Medical Center for treatment of major injuries. An update regarding their conditions has not yet been released by authorities.

Three Injured After DUI Hit and Run in Modesto

Three people were injured after a hit and run accident caused by DUI in Modesto, CA, on the evening of May 9, 2020. The car accident occurred at Granger Avenue and College Avenue, according to a report by the Modesto Police Department (Modesto PD). The incident involved two vehicles described as a black Honda and a blue pickup truck. The impact of the collision reportedly propelled the truck into a traffic signal pole, which was knocked down. The driver of the pickup, a 22-year-old woman, was pinned in her vehicle and extricated by emergency crews using hydraulic tools. She suffered major injuries described as non-life-threatening and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The woman’s two passengers, ages 7 and 11, were also taken to the hospital as a precaution. The driver of the Honda, a 23-year-old Modesto man, allegedly fled the scene on foot. He was located approximately a block away from the scene and was arrested on suspicion of driving on a revoked or suspended license because of DUI, DUI causing injury, and hit and run. Officials also said he is a repeat DUI offender and has a current case for driving on a revoked or suspended driver’s license and drunk driving in the Stanislaus County Superior Court system. It is unknown whether he will face additional charges related to the traffic collision.

Pedestrian Injured After Modesto Hit and Run

A pedestrian was injured after a hit and run accident in Modesto, CA, on the morning of May 4, 2020. The pedestrian accident occurred around 8:10 a.m. at Church Lane and Atlantic Drive. A pedestrian was walking in the area when they were struck by an unidentified vehicle. The driver of the car involved in the incident reportedly fled the scene, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). An American Medical Response ambulance was requested to transport the injured party to a local hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. Updates, including the condition of the injured pedestrian and description of the suspect vehicle, was not immediately available.

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