One Person Killed in San Joaquin County Crash on Interstate 5 near West Turner Road
San Joaquin County, California (August 23, 2021) – Authorities are investigating a Sunday morning traffic accident that killed one person in San Joaquin County.
The deadly accident transpired at about 2:07 a.m., on August 22, on northbound Interstate 5, just north of West Turner Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a Toyota was headed northbound on the roadway when it slammed into the back of a Lexus.
The crash impact reportedly caused the Lexus to crash into a guard rail and the southbound median. A passenger in the vehicle was ejected onto the roadway.
Fatal San Joaquin County Crash
Sadly, the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Lexus was moderately injured in the mishap.
The driver of the Toyota fled the scene but later turned himself to Lodi Police Department, where CHP officers took him into custody. He was arrested on DUI charges related to the crash.
An investigation into the collision is underway.
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