1 Killed, 1 Injured in Merced Head-On Collision on Highway 59 near Freitas Avenue
Merced, California (October 18, 2021) – A man was killed in a head-on collision that left 53-year-old Angelo Machado injured in Merced on Saturday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 8:32 p.m. on Highway 59 just north of Freitas Avenue at about 8:32 p.m. October 16.
A 2001 Mercedes sedan was traveling northbound on Highway 59 when it drifted into the opposite lanes and collided head-on with a 2018 Dodge Ram.
The unidentified driver of the Mercedes was killed in the accident.
Machado, a resident of El Nido, who was driving the Dodge Ram, suffered minor to moderate injuries and was transported to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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