Wrong Way Driver Causes Major Crash

June 8, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Six people suffered injuries in an accident involving four vehicles including a truck that was driving the wrong way on Highway 99.The wreck happened at about 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon on 99 near the V Street exit in Merced.

Police say two vehicles saw the truck approaching and tried to avoid it by driving into the highway's center divide.

The truck side-swiped one of the vehicles setting off a chain reaction.

One victim with serious injuries was taken to a hospital in Modesto. The others were taken to Mercy Medical Center in Merced.


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