At Least 1 Seriously Injured in Atwater Car Crash at Longview Avenue and Dwight Way
Atwater, California (September 18, 2023) – At least one person was severely hurt in a two-vehicle collision that happened Sunday evening in Atwater, the California Highway Patrol said.
Police received reports of the accident around 8:08 p.m. in the 11983 block of Longview Avenue near Dwight Way.
A white Honda and a green pickup truck collided under unclear circumstances.
First responders found the pickup off the roadway in a backyard with front-end damage. The Honda also had sustained front-end damage.
At least one person suffered severe injuries in the accident, as per the report.
Both vehicles were towed away from the collision.
Officers are investigating the accident.
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