George Pitman Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident at Hwy 46 in Templeton, CA

December 1, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
George Pitman
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

California 46, Templeton, CA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Nissan NV2500, Semi-Truck
Hwy 46
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Nissan NV2500 was struck by a Semi-Truck

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that injured at least one person at Hwy 46 in Templeton, CA on December 1st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5 a.m. Investigators allege a Nissan NV2500 operated by 33-year-old George Pitman was eastbound, leaving a traffic light in heavy fog visibility conditions. Officials say a tractor-trailer ahead crossed eastbound lanes into the path of the approaching van, the van striking the left rear of the truck in the process. Police say following the crash, the tractor-trailer continued westbound without stopping to render aid. Reports say Pitman was hospitalized with serious injuries. Additional information was not available.

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