Deadly Escalon Crash at Mariposa and Dodds Roads
ESCALON, CA (April 28, 2019) – One person was killed following a two-car crash Sunday afternoon in Escalon, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The fatal crash happened around 12:45 p.m. at the intersection of of Mariposa Road and Dodds Road. Both two-lane country roads where Mariposa has the right of way.
The vehicles, a silver Infiniti and a white Ford Fusion, collided for unknown reasons. The impact caused one of the cars to catch fire.
In addition, a vehicle hit a utility pole, but the pole remained upright.
Fire crews along with paramedics arrived at the scene and confirmed at least one fatality as a result of the accident. The identity of the victim was not immediately available pending next of kin notification.
Dodds Road, a main access to nearby Woodward Reservoir, was blocked for several hours for the on-scene investigation.
No additional information was provided at this time. We will continue to update this post as new details are released.
Our condolences remain with the family and friends of the deceased. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.
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