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Semi Truck Accident in Merced County Ends Fatally, near Atwater

April 19, 2016- A big rig accident ended in fatality for one man, in Merced County, on Tuesday.  The semi truck collision happened near Atwater, on Lincoln Boulevard.

The California Highway Patrol reported that a pickup truck pulled out in front of the tractor-trailer at the intersection of Atwater Jordan Road, and Lincoln Boulevard.  The semi reportedly had the right of way.

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picture courtesy of abc30

The impact of the crash caused the pickup to smash into a utility pole, and then burst into flames. 

The driver of the pickup died at the scene of the collision.

A passenger, who was pulled out of the fiery truck by a witness, suffered injuries.  The extent of which is unknown.

The semi’s driver sustained minor injuries.

Please give us a call, if you are a relative or are in touch with the family, and would like us to investigate this accident further. We are located in Visalia, on Caldwell Ave. Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159 or online at our website.

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