Fatal Big Rig Collision near Crane Avenue in Merced County
HILMAR, CA (March 2, 2019) – One unidentified victim was killed in a big-rig accident on Highway 165 Saturday night, near Crane Avenue.
Medics and state troopers arrived to the scene around 6:40 p.m., after receiving dispatch calls about a serious collision in the area. The two vehicles identified were a sedan and a semi-truck; however, the details on what transpired are unclear at this time.
A coroner that was called to the scene confirmed at least one fatality as a result of the impact.
The sedan sustained major front-end damage and required towing, due to the collision. Surrounding roadways were shut down for several hours as authorities investigated, but have since reopened.
No additional information was provided at this time. We will continue to update this post as new details are released.
Heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased victim during this difficult time. May they rest in peace.
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