Driver Pronounced Dead after Two-Car Accident near Lander Avenue

TURLOCK, CA (June 26, 2023) – Tuesday morning, one driver was killed and a man and child were hurt in a wrong-way collision on Highway 99.

Authorities responded to the scene around 3:15 p.m., on the northbound lanes of the freeway near Lander Avenue.

Per reports, the driver of a white sedan was heading south in the northbound lanes. There, the sedan collided head-on with an oncoming Tesla, driven by a 37-year-old man.

First responders located the Tesla with significant front-end damages blocking the No.1 and No.2 lanes.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced the driver of the sedan dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics took the Tesla occupants to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Following preliminary duties, officers suspected that alcohol was a factor. However, an active investigation is still currently underway.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the victim. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 900-0000 . For more accident news, click here.

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