Muni Kumar ID’d as Man Killed in Keyes Truck Accident on Highway 99 near Faith Home Road
Keyes, California (August 13, 2021) – The man who died early Friday morning following a traffic collision involving a big rig near Keyes has been identified as Muni Kumar, 54, of Sacramento.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly crash happened at around 3:15 a.m. on Highway 99, just north of Faith Home Road.
CHP said Kumar was driving northbound on Highway 99 when, for undetermined reasons, his big rig veered off the roadway and sideswiped another semi-truck and a Toyota Camry that were parked on the shoulder.
The big rig then continued in a northeasterly direction and crashed a dirt embankment. Due to the impact, the big rig flipped onto its left side.
Fatal Crash in Keyes
Kumar was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three occupants of the Toyota, all from Winton, were uninjured. The parked big rig was not occupied at the time of the crash.
No further details about the crash were immediately provided.
The accident remains under investigation.
Tips on What to do after a Car Accident in California
- Always stop and remain at the scene.
- Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
- Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
- Call 911 to report the accident.
- Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
- Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.
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