Driver Dead, Another Injured in Mariposa 2-Car Wreck
MARIPOSA, CA (January 30, 2019) – One man was killed and another was hospitalized in a head-on collision along Highway 49 near Wass Road Tuesday afternoon.
The deadly crash happened around 1 p.m. and involved a Volvo garbage truck, driven by a 64-year-old man. The Volvo truck was approaching a right-hand curve on the roadway when a Subaru Forester heading southbound rounded the curve and veered over the double yellow lines into the northbound lanes.
The Subaru and the Volvo collided head-on, blocking both lanes of the roadway. The 83-year-old man from Mariposa who was operating the Subaru was trapped in his vehicle and subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. The Volvo driver suffered moderate injuries and was brought to John C. Fremont Hospital in Mariposa.
No one else was injured. Authorities are investigating this fatal crash to learn more.
Our hearts break for the family and friends mourning this tragic loss. Our attorneys would like to send our thoughts and sympathies to you.
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