Children Injured After Car Crash in Modesto
Two children were injured and transported to the hospital after a chain-reaction car crash on Highway 99 in Modesto, CA, on the early morning of Sunday, August 30, 2020. The series of motor vehicle accidents occurred around 2:05 a.m. on southbound State Route 99 just north of the Standiford Avenue and Beckwith Road interchange. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the first collision occurred when a 2005 GMC SUV veered to the left and crashed into a center divider. The driver of the GMC reportedly fled the scene on foot and left the vehicle behind, partially blocking the fast lane of the highway.