On Thursday, September 10, 2015, one person was killed and another seriously injured in a vehicle collision with a semi truck. The big rig accident took place in Merced County, at about 2:00 AM, on Minturn Road, and Le Grand Road.
Officers said that a tractor-trailer was stopped at a stop sign, at the intersection of Minturn and Le Grand roads. It was about to turn when a white Chevrolet Cruze rear-ended it.
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The Chevy was reported to have hit the big rig while going 55 mph.
The male driver died at the scene of the collision. A female passenger suffered severe injuries and was airlifted to a Modesto hospital.
The semi’s driver was not hurt.
While our condolences go out to the friends and family of the victim, we recognize that no monetary sum can ease the pain and loss felt after a tragedy such as this. However, just monetary compensation can help ease the burden of medical bills, final expenses, and help support any dependents left behind by the deceased.