Merced Co. sheriff’s deputy recovers from crash


A Merced County sheriff’s deputy and two other people are recovering after a crash sent them to the hospital.

Merced Police say the deputy was traveling southbound on G Street, when he crashed with another driver going westbound Alexander Avenue. It happened just before 8 p.m. Saturday. 

The deputy was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries.

The occupants in the other vehicle, a 19-year-old driver and 17-year-old passenger, were also taken to the hospital. 

It’s not known how they are doing or who caused the crash. The Merced Police Department is investigating.

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