2 Drivers Injured in Dos Palos Crash Involving Two Trucks
DOS PALOS, CA (January 28, 2020) — A truck collision near Highway 152 and Flanagan Road left two drivers injured Friday morning in Dos Palos.
The incident involved two trucks according to the California Highway Patrol, occurred at about 8:00 a.m. The CHP said 48-year-old John Delgado of Merced was driving a 2003 Kenworth cement truck southbound on Flanagan Road, north of eastbound Highway 152.
Delgado reportedly stopped at a marked stop sign before crossing eastbound Highway 152. As he was attempting to cross, Delgado went directly into the path of a 2019 Freightliner big rig.
The Freightliner was going at about 50 miles per hour on eastbound number 2 lane as per CHP. It wasn’t able to avoid the Kenworth and collided with the latter’s right side.
Firefighters had to extricate 61-year-old Ivan Phillips of Oakland who was driving the Freightliner. They transported him to a Modesto hospital with major injuries.
Delgado had minor injuries. Meantime, the crash is still under investigation.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
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