5 Killed in Crash on Interstate 5 Near Panoche Road
Semi Truck, Pickup Truck Collide Head-on in Fatal Firebaugh Accident
Firebaugh, CA (January 5, 2021) – Five people were killed in a crash in a head-on crash in Firebaugh. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of January 5 on Interstate 5.
A Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling on northbound Interstate 5 when it lost control and crossed over into the southbound lanes. It collided head-on with a big rig near Panoche Road. Both vehicles caught fire.
All of the family members inside the Chevrolet. They include a pregnant woman, her mother-in-law and her three children, ages 1, 8 and 10. All were from Northern California. The driver of the big rig suffered minor injuries.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.