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
- 18-month-old child dies in Kern County house fire 20 min ago
- Mariposa fire evacuees are heading home
- Brian Calhoun pleads not guilty in student attack
- Fresno City Manager Mark Scott resigns
- Panel restores some pay for California lawmakers, governor
- Natura recalls pet food after salmonella test
- F-15 Fighter Jet touches down in Fresno
- Treatment of mentally ill inmates in jail under scrutiny
- James helps Heat stave off elimination in Game 6
- Porterville to vote on gay pride proclamation
- Dave Chappelle is back with new Funny or Die tour
- Cancer killed serial killer Richard Ramirez
- Fresno family's dream comes true
- Grapes become Fresno Co 1st billion dollar crop