The collision involved a total of five vehicles including a big rig, a Chevy pickup truck, a Honda Accord, a Mercedes and a Chevy SUV.
Police officials disclosed that the driver of the big rig identified as Majinder Singh, 25, failed to recognize that traffic was coming to a halt and barreled into the back of a Chevy pickup truck. The Chevy was then pushed into the Honda Accord which struck the back of the Mercedes. The Mercedes then hit a Chevy sedan.
The collision left the Honda’s driver identified as Deenon Jones, 37, with fatal injuries after it caught fire.
Several motorists including Christopher Henson, 45, of Atwater, Kristin Wilson, 43, of Stockton, Melissa Sanchez, 24, of Salida, and Karen Flores, 31, of Salida, all suffered injuries ranging from moderate to serious.
Henson was taken to Doctors Medical Center, Flores was transported to San Joaquin General Hospital, while the other three injured parties treated at Kaiser in Manteca.
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