Fatality Reported after Rear-End Truck Collision on Silverado Trail [Napa County, CA]


Box Truck Crash near Oakville Cross Road Left One Man Dead

NAPA COUNTY, CA (October 17, 2022) – Late Wednesday morning, a truck collision on Silverado Trail resulted in a fatality. 

The fatal collision happened just before 11:45 a.m. near 7870 Silverado Trail in Oakville. 

According to the investigation, a box truck was slowing to make a turn when the pickup truck rear-ended it near the intersection of Oakville Cross Road and Skellenger Lane. The impact of the collision left the driver of the pickup with serious injuries.

Emergency crews arrived shortly after and pronounced the driver of the pickup, an 83-year-old man from Angwin, dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver and passenger of the box truck remained unharmed.

Those with further information regarding the Silverado Trail big rig crash are encouraged to contact Napa County officials as soon as possible. 


The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.


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