One Hospitalized after Multi-Car Accident near Avenue 12

MADERA COUNTY, CA (August 11, 2023) – Thursday morning, one victim was airlifted after a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 99. The incident occurred around 8:00 a.m., on the southbound lanes of the freeway near Avenue 12. Officers were investigating a northbound crash as southbound traffic began to slow down. Per reports, a semi-truck in the fast lane failed to brake on time and struck a trailer that was being hauled by a pickup-truck. The initial crash caused a chain-reaction collision, pinning a box truck driver in the wreckage. Paramedics transported one driver to a local hospital via SkyLife Air Ambulance for treatment of major injuries. In addition, Madera County police are still searching for the pickup-driver and their vehicle. Around 10:30 a.m., a flatbed tow-truck arrived and cleared out the scene. Those with additional information regarding the multi-vehicle collision on Highway 99 are asked to contact authorities as soon as possible. Make our roads safer by abiding by all traffic laws and following the conditions of the road. If you find yourself unable to safely drive, you can always contact a Lyft, Uber or taxi service instead. By practicing safe driving habits, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.
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