Fatal Rollover Crash Highway 99, Near Atwater Merced Expressway

 Fatal Rollover Crash Highway 99, Near Atwater Merced Expressway

One Dead, One Injured in Solo Crash on Highway 99

FRESNO, Calif. (Dec. 29, 2023) – A solo-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 99 left one teenager dead and another with injuries, just south of the Atwater Merced Expressway near Atwater.

The traffic collision occurred in the southbound lanes of State Route 99 at around 4:50 a.m. on Dec. 28th, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The two juveniles were traveling together in a 2010 Dodge Charger. They were heading southbound on Highway 99 when the vehicle went off the roadway onto the shoulder and overturned.

CHP officers responded to the scene and located the male driver deceased and his passenger with injuries that required further treatment. Paramedics transported the injured juvenile to a Modesto hospital.

Investigators are working to determine if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the accident.

Liability for the collision has not been determined.


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