Driver Killed in Big Rig Accident on Highway 88 in San Joaquin County, CA
San Joaquin County, CA — May 16, 2023, a driver was killed due to a big rig cattle truck accident at around 11:45 a.m. along Highway 88.
Preliminary details about the crash say it happened in the area of the Highway 88 and Alpine Road intersection.
According to initial details from the California Highway Patrol, the crash involved a Toyota SUV that was reportedly going northbound along Alpine Road. At the Highway 88 intersection, officials say that the Toyota's light "turned green," and the SUV proceeded into the crossing. As it did so, a big rig on westbound lanes of the highway, who according to police had a light that "turned red," crashed into the SUV.
As a result of the collision, the driver of the Toyota succumbed to fatal injuries. Right now, the identity of the woman said to be driving the SUV is unavailable. It appears there were no other injuries resulting from the crash. Investigations are ongoing at this time.