1 Killed and 1 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on Highway 65 near Henderson Avenue in Porterville
Porterville, California (August 6, 2021) – At least one person was killed in a Friday morning car crash on Highway 65 in Porterville.
The deadly collision happened on State Route 65 near Henderson Avenue at about 3 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported.
A box truck was reportedly traveling southbound on the highway when it experienced a tire failure causing it to crash into a guardrail.
The truck came to a stop within the southbound lanes and was hit by an Oncoming GMC and a Honda.
1 Killed in Highway 65 Car Accident near Henderson Avenue in Porterville
The driver of the Honda died at the scene of the accident.
A second person was flown to the hospital for treatment.
An undetermined number of patients were transported to the hospital by ground ambulance.
The highway was temporarily closed as the officers performed a fuel-spill cleanup.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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