Man Killed in Accident at Hwy 101 at San Martin Ave in San Martin, CA

August 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

East San Martin Avenue, San Martin, CA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Box Truck
Hwy 101
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Box truck went into a shoulder and struck a man

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at Hwy 101 at San Martin Ave in San Martin, CA on August 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:31 p.m. According to investigators, the victim, a 36-year-old Riverside truck operator,  was in a shoulder securing cargo to his truck when a different truck entered into the shoulder, striking the man. The man, who was not publicly identified, was taken to an area hospital with injuries he does from. The other driver was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not available.

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