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Foggy collision injures Turlock man
Passerby rescues man from burning car
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A head-on collision on a foggy Turlock road Tuesday morning sent one man to the hospital with major injuries, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The collision was reported at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday on Fulkerth Road, near the intersection of Faith Home Road.

Fog is believed to have played a role in the collision with visibility down to about 200 feet, according to the CHP.

Mikayla McSweeney, 21, of Turlock was driving a 2015 Lexus westbound on Fulkerth, west of Faith Home Road. Traveling eastbound on Fulkerth Road in a 1996 Plymouth was Oscar De La Cruz, 39, of Turlock.

McSweeney attempted to pass a vehicle in front of her by crossing over into the eastbound lane, directly into the oncoming Plymouth, the CHP reported.

The two vehicles hit head-on, causing the Plymouth to ignite.

De La Cruz was pulled from the burning vehicle by an unnamed passerby, the CHP reported. He had sustained major injuries from the collision and was taken by ambulance to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.

McSweeney was not injured, according to the CHP.

Alcohol and drugs were not considered to be factors in the collision. Both McSweeney and De La Cruz were wearing seat belts at the time of the collision. The investigation is ongoing.