MODESTO — Traffic backed up through Ceres for hours after a car collided with a gasoline tanker on southbound Highway 99 near Whitmore Avenue in Modesto shortly before noon Saturday.
Few details were available Saturday on this or another accident in Turlock. Turlock police Lt. Miguel Pacheco said four people were injured in an accident in the afternoon on Golden State Boulevard near Atherstone Road.
Three of four people in one car were taken to hospitals with minor to moderate injuries.
The driver of the second car suffered major injuries and was taken to an area hospital, Pacheco said. The conditions of the injured were not available Saturday evening.