One Suffers Burn Injuries after Semi and Amazon Truck Collide on 5 Freeway near Newman
STANISLAUS COUNTY, CA (July 26, 2021) – One person sustained serious injuries in a truck accident on 5 Freeway near Newman.
The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, along the northbound lanes of the freeway near the Stuhr Road exit. CHP officials said a semi truck and an Amazon truck collided, resulting in a fire.
An air ambulance was dispatched to the scene to transport a burn victim to a hospital.
Crews closed several freeway lanes in the area while they cleared the wreckage.
The California Highway Patrol is still investigating the exact cause of the crash.
Before driving a big rig, make sure you are well-rested. Do not drive fatigued. It is much more difficult to stay alert on the road when one is feeling drowsy. Pull over to take naps if needed. Also, keeping distractions to a minimum is key to avoid road accidents.
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