1 Killed, 2 Injured in Big Rig Crash at Highway 145 and Avenue 6 in Madera
Madera, California (August 6, 2021) – One person was killed and another was hospitalized with serious injuries following a fiery crash involving a big rig in Madera on Thursday night.
The fatal collision happened at about 8:30 p.m. August 5, at Avenue 6 and Highway 145.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a minivan ran a stop sign at the intersection and collided with a big rig that was traveling southbound on the highway.
The van caught fire after the crash.
Driver Killed in Highway 145 Crash at Avenue 6 in Madera
The unidentified driver of the minivan was killed in the crash.
A passenger in the minivan was seriously injured and was flown to Community Regional Medical Center in critical condition.
The truck driver complained of pain and was transported to the hospital for treatment.
No additional information about the crash was provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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