Driver dead after Highway 140 crash
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A driver was killed and four others were injured in a crash just east of Merced.
The accident happened around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon on Highway 140 near Orchard.
CHP officers say a Dodge Dakota pickup truck was traveling west on Highway 140 when it drifted onto the shoulder of the road.
The driver overcorrected and slammed head-on into a motorhome traveling east.
The driver of the motorhome was killed while the driver of the truck received minor injuries.
Three other people had to be taken to local hospitals.
The CHP is still investigating the crash and it isn't known if alcohol or drugs were involved.
merced county, accident, local
- Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter
- Fresno 4/20 event fires up health advocates
- Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation
- Deputies shoot, kill man after high-speed chase
- 1 dead, 1 arrested after NW Fresno shooting
- FLIR video captures end of Tulare County chase
- Police arrest 2 suspects in Merced shooting
- 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche
- Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review
- 2 Fresno men arrested in NY for heroin possession
- Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game
- NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies
- Chopper drops 2,600 golf balls for a good cause
- Blackbeard's hosts large Easter egg hunt