1 Killed in Head-on Crash on Westwood Street
3 Injured in Fatal Porterville Accident
Porterville, CA (June 17, 2019) – One person was killed and three others were injured in a head-on crash in Porterville. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of June 17 on Westwood Street.
A Chevy Silverado was heading north on Westwood Street, near Avenue 178, when it veered off the road. The driver, a woman in her 40s, was allegedly falling asleep at the wheel when she collided head-on with a Toyota Corolla.
The driver of the Toyota died at the accident scene. The driver of the Chevy was taken to a local hospital with major injuries.
A third vehicle, a Jeep, was involved in the crash. The driver and passenger suffered minor to moderate injuries and were taken to a local hospital.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.