At Least One Person Dies in Big Rig Crash on Highway 99 near Yuba City in Sutter County


Driver Killed in Sutter County Accident on Highway 99 near Yuba City

Sutter County, California (March 20, 2023) – 30-year-old Westwood man was killed after his car slammed into a big rig Sunday afternoon in Sutter County.

According to the Yuba Sutter California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 12:05 p.m. on March 19, on Highway 99 near Yuba City.

A Toyota pickup was traveling north on Highway 99 approaching Oswald Road when it collided with a big rig that was trying to make a left turn on the Highway.

The semi-truck was traveling at 65 mph at the time of the accident. The car was left underneath after the collision.

The Toyota driver was declared dead at the accident scene.

Sandeep Kumar, 36, driver of the big rig who was uninjured remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

Alcohol and drugs were not suspected in the crash.

Highway 99 was closed between Barry Road and Oswald Road for about two hours.

No more information about the incident was provided.

The crash remains under investigation.


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