One Killed After Semi-Truck Collision on Twelve Bridges Drive and Highway 65
Lincoln, CA (July 13, 2020) – On Friday morning, one person died in a semi-truck collision on Twelve Bridges Drive and Highway 65.
The fatal incident happened around 6:15 a.m. near Thunder Valley Casino.
Lincoln Police Department said that the semi-truck was turning onto the northbound Highway 65 on-ramp, when suddenly a car collided with the trailer and went underneath it.
As a result, the car driver died at the scene.
The authorities however did not release the identity of the victim, pending the next of kin notification.
Meanwhile, they are investigating if speed or intoxication played a factor in the crash.
Police closed the highway on-ramp and a portion of Twelve Bridges Drive as they investigated the incident.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
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