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Turlock DUI Crash Golden State Boulevard and Griffith Avenue

Turlock DUI Crash Golden State Boulevard and Griffith Avenue

Turlock crash Golden State Griffith

5 Injured in Turlock Crash Near Golden State Boulevard and Griffith Avenue

TURLOCK, CA (July 18, 2021) – Several were injured after a DUI crash near Golden State Boulevard and Griffith Avenue south of Turlock.

According to The Merced Sun Star and Merced GW News, the accident took place on Saturday night. Officers reported the wreck on July 17 at about 8:38 p.m.

The incident began when a black Honda Accord was traveling at a high rate of speed south on Golden State Boulevard in Turlock. The California Highway Patrol said the Honda then failed to slow down.

The Accord slammed into the rear of a 2007 silver Chevrolet Silverado on Golden State near the intersection with Griffith Avenue. The two collided near the Merced County border.

Child Airlifted After DUI Collision

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene. They found a man, a woman, a 1-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy riding the Chevrolet hurt as a result of the collision.

An air ambulance took the boy to the Madera Children’s Hospital for treatment of facial lacerations and head injuries. The other victims sustained minor wounds upon impact.

Officials did not release their names and condition at this time. Meanwhile, CHP determined that the 25-year-old man driving the Honda was under the influence when he hit the pickup.

A helicopter flew him to the Memorial Medical Center in Modesto with major injuries. Authorities soon arrested the suspect for DUI. The Turlock crash is still under investigation.

Officers forced the area of Golden State and Griffith to close following the wreck. Anyone with information can call the CHP Merced Area Office at (209) 356-2900.

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