STOCKTON - Police closed a central area intersection Friday afternoon for a major injury crash investigation.
The crash happened after 2:00pm at the intersection of Madison and Acacia Streets, and involved a white Ford SUV and a black Kia SUV. The Ford collided with a palm tree at the intersection.
Officials say everyone was transported to the hospital.
No further information was available at time of publication.
MODESTO - Emergency crews responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle Saturday evening.
KEYES - A motorcycle collision slowed traffic down on Highway 99 Monday afternoon.
TURLOCK - Police have identified a 65 year old woman as the victim who died from injuries after she was struck by a vehicle while in a wheelchair Thursday afternoon.
Jo Ann Simas was struck by a vehicle at East Olive and North Palm Avenues in Turlock. Early indications suggest she was pinned under the vehicle when the collision occured. Witnesses say after she was freed, emergency personnel administered compressions. She was transported by ambulance to a hospital in critical condition.
Police say the vehicle involved in the collision was driven by an 80 year old woman, also drugs or alcohol do not appear to be factors in the collision. The driver was making a turn onto Olive Avenue from Palm when the collision occurred.
TURLOCK - Police closed off a downtown intersection Thursday afternoon to investigate a collision between a person on a powered wheelchair and a vehicle.
KEYES - A crash involving a semi trailer and another vehicle blocked lanes of Northbound Highway 99 Monday morning.
The crash was reported at about 9:00am near the Keyes Road offramp. Early reports indicate a vehicle crashed completely under the trailer, but the occupant received only minor injuries.
All three lanes were blocked, with traffic diverting off the highway. Traffic was expected to be closed for a short amount of time.
No further details were available at time of publication.
LIVINGSTON - An early morning bus crash shut down Highway 99 Tuesday, claiming the lives of four people and injuring several others.
The crash was reported at about 3:19am on the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near Livingston. A chartered passenger bus carrying passengers traveling on several stops between sothern California and Washington was involved in the collision with a traffic sign, slicing the vehicle down the middle to the rear axle.
Traffic was diverted around the crash on surface streets as rescue crews worked to carefully remove survivors. Injuries ranged from fatal to minor. Several air ambulances responded, landing on the highway to rush the wounded to hospitals for care.
The NTSB and CHP are both collaborating on the investigation into the incident. The circumstances surrounding the crash are still unclear.