four vehicle crash on highway 99
On the afternoon of June 13, one person was killed in an auto accident involving four vehicles on Highway 99 in Merced County, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Investigators say that one of the vehicles was traveling northbound close to Bloss Road when it crossed into the southbound lanes, triggering the fatal incident.

The southbound lanes were closed for several hours as crews cleared the scene.

The cause of the wrong way driver’s actions is still being determined.