1 Killed in Head-on Crash at South and Mary Avenues
Sedan, Tanker Truck Collide in Fatal Corning Accident
Corning, CA (March 22, 2020) – One person was killed in a head-on crash in Corning. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of March 22 at South and Mary avenues.
A Nissan sedan and a semi-tanker truck collided head-on at the intersection. Paramedics arrived and found a person inside the Nissan. The driver, a 45-year-old man, died at the accident scene. The semi truck driver, Chico resident Richard Murphy, 64, suffered minor injuries.
The 40-foot tanker truck was loaded with fuel. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.