Modesto Man Michael Bradfute Dies in Semi Truck Rear-End Crash
Merced, CA (June 17, 2021) – On Wednesday, 52-year-old Robert Ondracek of Fresno was involved in Highway 99 big rig crash that killed 42-year-old Michael Bradfute.
The Merced semi-truck crash took place at about 10:40 p.m. south of V Street.
Officers said the Modesto man was driving a 2021 Mazda CX-5 northbound in the Number 1 lane approaching the rear of a tractor trailer driven by Ondracek.
Just then, the Mazda driver failed to slow to the traffic ahead and rear-ended the trailer.
As a result, Mr. Bradfute sustained fatal injuries in the accident. On the other hand, Ondracek did not suffer injuries in the accident.
Officers said Ondracek was driving a 2019 International tractor towing a trailer at about 10 mph. Apparently, There was a road construction north of Ondracek’s location which caused the Number 1 lane to merge into the Number 2 lane.
Meanwhile, it is still unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the fatal big rig accident.
We at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our heartfelt sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this challenging time.
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