Man Killed in Car Accident on Highway 99 near Prosperity Avenue [Tulare, CA]
53-Year-Old San Diego Man Dies after in Tulare Car Accident on Highway 99
CENTRAL VALLEY, CA (October 13, 2020) – A 53-year-old San Diego man lost his life in a car accident on Highway 99, Tuesday evening.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 10:00 PM. A Mercedes, driven by the victim, was getting on Highway 99 when the vehicle made an unsafe turning movement. Then, the Mercedes entered the path of an oncoming Volvo.
The Volvo hit the Mercedes, causing it to hit a metal guardrail near Prosperity Avenue.
Emergency crews rushed the Mercedes driver to a hospital, where he later died. Authorities withheld the identity of the victim, pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the Volvo driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. As per reports, the Volvo driver did not sustain injuries.
CHP continues to investigate the cause of the fatal crash. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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