Update: CHP No Longer Reporting Collision as Fatal, Lanes to be Closed for a Few Hours

Courtesy of Turlock Fire Department

The California Highway Patrol is no longer reporting the Highway 99 collision Tuesday morning as fatal.

At 9:50 a.m. Tuesday morning, CHP classified the northbound collision as fatal, but updated the status to a major injury collision at 11:40 a.m.

The collision was reported at 9:32 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 99, near Main Street in Turlock.

A pickup pulling a toy hauler overturned on the highway, while a big rig went over the embankment.

All lanes of northbound Highway 99 were closed following the collision, but CHP opened the No. 1 lane at approximately 10:15 a.m.

The other two lanes are expected to remain closed for “at least a few more hours,” according to CHP.

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