Five Injured in Box Truck Crash on Highway 99 in Modesto, CA
Modesto, CA — July 16, 2022, five people were injured in a crash involving an overturned box truck on State Highway 99 in Modesto.
According to reports the incident happened around 5:15 a.m. on the southbound highway near Carpenter Road. Preliminary investigation suggest a semi-truck rear-ended a box truck in the roadway for unknown reasons, causing the box truck to overturn and block several travel lanes. Shortly afterward, a Buick vehicle approached the scene and crashed into the overturned truck.
Three people involved in the accident suffered serious injuries, while two others reportedly received minor injuries. All five were transported to area hospitals.
No arrests were made and impairment is not a suspected factor in the accident.
No further information is currently available.