One Killed, Two Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on Highway 65 near Morton Avenue
PORTERVILLE, CA (August 9, 2021) — A 21-year-old driver died in a multi-car crash on Highway 65 in Porterville on Friday, August 6.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place after 3 a.m. on Highway 65 near Morton Avenue.
Officers said a box truck driver moved south when the vehicle had a tire failure. The truck struck a guardrail and came to a stop in the southbound lanes.
An oncoming Honda and a GMC crashed with the truck.
The 21-year-old male driver of the Honda succumbed to his injuries at the scene. His identity was not yet available.
Medics rushed his 23-year-old passenger to Kaweah Health Medical Center with major injuries. They airlifted the 23-year-old male driver of the GMC to Kaweah Health with major injuries.
Diesel spilled from the truck as a result of the incident
Authorities temporarily shut down both southbound lanes of Highway 65.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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