1 Killed, 2 Injured in Turlock Head-On Collision on Highway 99 near Fulkerth Road
Turlock, California (June 2, 2021) – One person was killed and another was hospitalized with major injuries following a head-on collision that occurred in Turlock, Stanislaus County, on Tuesday night.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Highway 99 near Fulkerth Road on June 1.
A driver was allegedly slumped over the wheel of a vehicle that was facing the wrong way. The officers tapped on the window to get the man’s attention.
The man accelerated and slammed into an oncoming truck before crashing into the center divider.
Man Killed in Highway 99 Wrong-Way Crash in Turlock
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately disclosed.
Two occupants of the truck suffered major injuries in the accident and were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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