Road Closed after Big Rig Accident on Highway 59

MERCED, CA (November, 2021) – A big rig accident on Highway 59 prompted road closure in both lanes last Monday morning in Merced.

The California Highway Patrol responded after receiving reports of a collision along Dickerson Ferry Road and Sandy Mush Road on Highway 59.

Officers and emergency personnel on the scene cleaned up the the debris from the wrecked semi-truck. Although the cause of the collision was not immediately clear.

At this time, authorities have not released how many people sustained injuries from the crash.

Moreover, officials closed both lanes for several hours for cleanup and investigation.

Merced police ask those with further information to contact their offices as soon as possible.

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