2 Killed in Crash on Highway 41 Near Elkhorn Avenue
2 Vehicles Collide Head-on in Fatal Caruthers Accident
Caruthers, CA (September 16, 2020) – Two people were killed in a head-on crash in Caruthers. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of September 16 on Highway 41.
A Nissan pickup truck was heading north on Highway 41, near Elkhorn Avenue, when it started passing cars. The driver side-swiped a Chevy Tahoe in the southbound lane. This caused the Tahoe to spin off the highway. The Nissan then crashed head-on into a Hyundai Veloster. The driver of the Hyundai was killed in the crash.
The driver of the Nissan was pinned inside the vehicle, which then caught fire. They died at the accident scene. The four occupants of the Chevy Tahoe are expected to survive.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.