Two Killed After Truck Accident on Rural Road Between Oakdale and Waterford
According to the California Highway Patrol and a recent press release from CBS Sacramento, a traffic collision occurred on a rural road between Oakdale and Waterford Monday morning, killing two victims.
The accident occurred just before 7:30 a.m., on a rural road between Oakdale and Waterford, reported the article.
CHP authorities responded to the scene and found the two trucks crashed into each other.
Upon arrival, officers and emergency medics found the two victims and determined that they were killed in the crash.
Officers stated that one driver was headed eastbound, and lost control of their vehicle after clearing a hill pass. The driver reportedly hydroplaned before crashing head-on with another car that was in the opposite lane.
The names of the victims were not immediately released, although a pending investigation will tell us more about the cause of the crash and other details of the incident.
This head-on car accident remains under investigation and further information will be released shortly after it is concluded.
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