Hector Jose Seriously Injured in Oakdale Car Accident on Highway 108 near Lancaster Road
Oakdale, California (November 17, 2019) – Hector Ramos Jose, 83, of Oakdale, has been identified as one of the two people injured Sunday morning in a head-on crash in Oakdale.
The fatal crash happened at around 8:45 a.m. on Highway 108, about three miles east of Lancaster Road.
According to the CHP, a 2015 Nissan Rogue compact SUV, driven by Jose, was heading eastbound on Highway 108 when it crossed the solid center lines on a curve and went into the path of a small, 1993 Toyota pickup truck, driven by a 57-year-old Modesto man.
The CHP said both vehicles eventually collided head-on.
The driver of the pickup died at the scene at 9:01 a.m. His passenger, a 35-year-old woman, was airlifted to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto with head trauma. Their names have not been released.
Jose was transported to Memorial Medical Center with major injuries.
Highway 108 was reopened as of 11:50 a.m.
An investigation into the accident is underway.