Jerome Reed Inured in Accident at Lerdo Hwy in Buttonwillow, CA

October 20, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Jerome Reed
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

West Lerdo Highway, Buttonwillow, CA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Cement Truck
Lerdo Hwy
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Cement Truck was involved in a crash, possibly caused by tire issues

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at Lerdo Hwy in Buttonwillow, CA on October 20th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 10:07 a.m. According to investigators, a cement truck headed westbound on the highway is said to have suffered tire failed that caused it to veer from the road. The truck overturned in the process, hitting a tree, power pole and parked vehicles. The driver, identified as 54-year-old Jerome Reed, required emergency extrication from the vehicle and was hospitalized with serious injuries. Additional details were not available.

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