5-Vehicle Crash Results in Multiple Injuries in Manteca
MANTECA, Calif. (June 6, 2018) — Four or five people were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon following a collision involving five motorists on the state Route Highway 99, just north of Austin Road, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place in the No. 3 lane about 1:37 p.m. this afternoon between a blue Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, a blue Ford Escape, a gray Toyota and a white Freightliner cargo truck.
According to one witness who spoke to CHP officers, the cargo truck was the cause of the collision.
Police issued a SigAlert for the crash about 1:30 p.m.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
Police are investigating this collision and will determine fault. At this time, we do not know who is responsible for this horrible crash, but it appears a large semi-truck may have caused the wreck based on the CHP report. There are certainly many unanswered questions such as who had the right of way, if any traffic violations were involved or if drugs or alcohol were factors. Eventually, police will put together a report with their findings.
We offer our prayers and condolences to all those affected by this crash.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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