Two-Car Crash on Highway 99 in Visalia Kills One
VISALIA, CA (October 13, 2020) – A man was killed following a two-car crash Tuesday evening in Visalia, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash happened around 10:00 p.m. on Highway 99 near Prosperity Avenue.
CHP officials said a Mercedes-Benz was entering the highway when it made an unsafe turning movement directly into the path of a Volvo. The front of the Volvo crashed into the Mercedes.
The Mercedes continued and crashed into a metal guardrail before coming to a stop in the median.
Paramedics rushed the driver of the Mercedes to an area hospital, where the man later died.
Coroner’s officials only identified the deceased as a 53-year-old San Diego resident.
The driver of the Volvo was uninjured.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. It’s still unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role.
We hope the loved ones of the deceased are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support during this difficult time.
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