1 Killed in Fiery Meyers Car Accident on Highway 50 near Upper Truckee River
Meyers, California (September 8, 2019) – According to a local news source, one person was killed in a truck accident on Sunday morning in Meyers.
The accident happened at about 11:40 a.m. along Highway 50 on the bridge over the Upper Truckee River.
As per the report, a tanker truck which was transporting petroleum collided with a car on the eastbound lanes of the roadway for unknown reasons.
The impact of the collision caused the truck to overturn and catch fire.
The unidentified driver of the big rig was killed in the collision.
The driver of the second car was seriously injured in the accident and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
No further information on the accident was provided.
An investigation to establish the cause of the accident is ongoing.