Stockton, CA (February 17, 2023) – There were reported injuries after a car crash in Stockton on Thursday night, February 16.
The accident involved two vehicles and took place at around 5:12 p.m. near the crossing of CA-99 and Hammer Lane. A red Ford Mustang reportedly swerved and crashed into another vehicle. The resulting wreckage had to be removed by responding tow trucks.
Ambulances were used to transport the injured parties to local hospitals. The severity and number of resulting injuries have not been determined. No additional information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Distracted Driving Crashes in California
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