T-Bone Collision on Highway 26 Kills 2 People near Linden
LINDEN, CA (September 23, 2019) — Two people died in a T-bone collision on Highway 26 near Linden Friday morning.
The California Highway Patrol said the crash occurred east of Archerdale Road at about 10:55 a.m. Involved were a silver Honda and a Chevrolet pickup truck.
A 62-year-old woman and a passenger were westbound in the Honda. Behind them, several feet away was the truck driven by a 29-year-old man.
The Honda then went onto the right shoulder to make a U-turn. As it was making the turn, the truck T-boned the Honda.
Both occupants of the Honda died at the scene. The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office has not released their names pending notification of the families.
On the other hand, the man driving the truck did not have any injuries.
As per the CHP, drugs or alcohol did not appear as factors in the crash. Further investigation is underway.
The officers closed Highway 26 for several hours during the investigation and emergency response. It reopened at around 1:30 p.m. Friday.
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