One Killed, One Airlifted after Los Banos Truck Accident on Highway 152
Los Banos, California (January 15, 2020) – One person was killed and another was seriously injured Tuesday evening in a traffic accident involving a big rig in Los Banos, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The fatal accident was reported just after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 14 on Highway 152.
According to the CHP, a sedan was traveling in the westbound lanes of Highway 152 when for an unknown reason, it crossed the center divider and went into the eastbound lanes, where it rolled over and was struck by a semi-truck.
A third vehicle was struck by the wreckages from the previous accident.
The sedan driver was ejected upon the impact and died at the scene. The name of the victim has not been disclosed pending notification of family.
The driver of the truck sustained major injuries and was airlifted to a hospital in Modesto. The driver of the third complained of wrist pain and was expected to be okay.
No other details about the crash were immediately provided.
The accident remains under investigation.