Passenger Killed in Stolen Vehicle Crash near Yosemite Drive [Oildale, CA]
Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Crash near Lincoln Avenue
OILDALE, CA (September 6, 2023) – Saturday morning, a stolen vehicle crash near Yosemite Drive claimed the life of a passenger.
Deputies started the chase around 9:15 a.m. in the Oildale area after spotting an alleged stolen vehicle occupied by two people.
Subsequently, the suspect lost control of the vehicle and hit another vehicle near Yosemite Drive and Lincon Avenue. The stolen vehicle also hit a light pole and knocked down live wires before coming to a stop.
Multiple agencies responded to the crash including KCSO, CHP, KCFD, & PG&E.
According to the police, paramedics transported the two occupants of the stolen vehicle, who suffered major injuries, to local area medical centers. However, the passenger succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.
Moreover, both directions of the roadway were temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.
Police said the occupants of the second vehicle were unharmed. No further details regarding the Yosemite Drive and Lincoln Avenue crash have been released to the public.
Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.
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