One Person Killed in Accident at Santa Nella and Hwy 5 in Merced County, CA

March 5, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Santa Nella Boulevard & California 140, Merced County, CA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Santa Nella and Hwy 5
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Two semi-trucks were involved in a crash

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed one person at Santa Nella and Hwy 5 in Merced County, CA on March 5th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3 a.m. According to investigators, two tractor-trailers were involved in a collision that occurred under unclear circumstances. One person involved suffered fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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