Stockton, CA – Crash on I-5 Near Highway 12 Claims Life as Tire Strikes Vehicle
Stockton, CA – (December 13, 2023) – A tragic incident occurred on the evening of December 13th, as a detached trailer tire crossed a guardrail, colliding with a northbound Toyota Sienna on Interstate 5 near Highway 12, just north of Stockton. Sadly, the collision led to the untimely death of the Toyota’s driver. At around 6 p.m., CHP responded to the scene following a tire detachment from a 2019 Chevrolet pickup truck towing a concrete pumping trailer. The loose tire crossed the guardrail, impacting the front of the northbound Toyota Sienna. The identity of the Toyota’s driver remains undisclosed, and they succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Fortunately, four individuals in the Toyota sustained non-life-threatening injuries or were taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons. The driver of the pickup truck stopped and is fully cooperating with the ongoing investigation. The exact cause of the tire detachment is currently unknown, and authorities continue to investigate the incident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the victim’s family, and we extend our wishes for a swift recovery to those injured in this tragic accident.