Woman Killed in Crash with Tanker Truck on Highway 166
Head-on Accident in New Cuyama Leads to Fatality
New Cuyama, CA (December 12, 2018) – A woman was killed after hitting a tanker truck in New Cuyama. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of December 12 on Highway 166.
The crash happened on the 7700 block of Highway 166, near Cottonwood Canyon Road. A Ford F-250 pickup truck was travel eastbound when it drifted into the path of a tanker truck loaded with crude oil.
The driver of the tanker, 31-year-old Miguel Ayala Jr. of Shafter, was unable to avoid the crash. The pickup exited the road and caught fire. The tanker truck also went off the road and rolled over. Ayala was not injured. The female driver of the pickup truck died at the accident scene.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.
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