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Fresno Fatal Caltrans Truck Crash Highway 99 Near Ashlan Avenue

Fresno Fatal Caltrans Truck Crash Highway 99 Near Ashlan Avenue

Fresno Caltrans crash Highway 99

1 Killed, 1 Badly Injured in Fresno Caltrans Truck Crash on Highway 99

FRESNO, CA (August 14, 2021) – A Caltrans truck crash killed one person and badly injured another on Highway 99 in Fresno.

According to The Fresno Bee and Your Central Valley, the tragic accident took place on Saturday morning. Officers reported the collision at around 8:20 a.m.

The incident happened on the southbound side of Highway 99 near Ashlan Avenue in the city of Fresno. A Caltrans crew was working a street sweeping detail at the time.

Collision Near Ashlan Avenue

A Honda Civic traveling in the fast lane then struck the attenuator for an unknown reason. The 32-year-old Clovis man driving the Honda suffered major injuries as a result of the wreck.

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene and rushed him to a hospital where he died. A Caltrans employee ended up with moderate injuries following the Fresno crash.

Medical personnel took the worker to the Community Regional Medical Center for treatment. The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released.

Meanwhile, CHP forced the southbound side of Highway 99 to shut down for several hours after the collision. The cause of the fatal Fresno crash is still under investigation.

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