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2 critically injured in collision

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FAIRMEAD — Two men are in critical condition after a driver reportedly rolled through a stop sign Friday afternoon, and pulled in front of a pickup truck on Avenue 26, near the railroad crossing at the intersection of Santa Fe Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officers were unable to get statements from the injured at the crash site, and were working Friday to establish the identities of the men. Their truck was reportedly registered to an address out of Planada.

CHP Sgt. Lincoln McKenna said witnesses reported the black Toyota Tacoma pickup was northbound on Santa Fe Drive when the driver apparently did not see the other approaching vehicle, and did not completely stop at the stop sign, in a rural area of orchards.

“The white Chevy Silverado was eastbound on Avenue 26 at a speed of about 55 mph and had the right of way — and did not have to stop,” McKenna said...


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