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Gustine, CA – 6-Year-Old Injured in Crash on Hwy 140

Gustine, CA (February 23, 2020) – A 6-year-old child was airlifted following a car accident on Highway 140 and Whitworth Road on Wednesday, February 19th.

According to a local news source, the collision, which involved an 18-wheeler, occurred at roughly 11:35 a.m.

The accident occurred when a Ford SUV traveling northbound along Whitworth Road veered directly into the path of an oncoming Kenworth 18-wheeler.

The injured 6-year-old was airlifted to a trauma center for emergency treatment. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

18-Wheeler Accidents in Gustine

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In 2012, nearly 460,000 oversized commercial trucks were involved in highway accidents. The results of these collisions were that 5,100 people were killed and an additional 140,000 suffered injuries. 

The main cause of critical or fatal injuries in accidents involving 18-wheelers and other large trucks is driver error. In data compiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, a driver error of one kind or another was made by 38 percent of truck operators who were involved in deadly accidents.

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