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Two Kern County residents injured in three-vehicle collision on Hwy. 65 in Porterville – KGET 17

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KGET) — Two Kern County refacetnts have been injured after two automobiles cr…….

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KGET) — Two Kern County refacetnts have been injured after two automobiles crashed Proper into an overturned huge rig on Freeway 65 in Porterville this morning.

The California Freeway Patrol sassist at round 3:12 a.m., it acquired a name of a collision on Freeway 65 at Morton Avenue. As quickly as they arrived, officers decided that one particular person had been killed and three others have been injured. 

The division sassist officers found that An monumental rig pushed by a 22-yr-previous Delano man was heading southbound on the 65 approaching Morton Avenue when it collided Proper into a guardrail, inflicting damage to the left facet diesel tank. 

Diesel gasoline was spilled onto the roadway and the car  turned disabled, blocking each southbound lanes of Freeway  65 simply south of Morton Avenue, Based mostly on the CHP. 

Shortly after, the division sassist a southbound GMC Sierra pushed by a 23-yr-previous Bakersfield man collided into the left rear of The huge rig. The car acquired here to a relaxation Inside The center median. 

At round 3:14 a.m., a 2003 Honda Accord additionally collided into The huge rig. The driving strain, a 21-yr-previous Porterville man, was killed Inside the crash. 

The Bakersfield man suffered primary accidents Inside the collision and was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Middle in Visalia for remedy, Based mostly on the CHP. A passenger Inside the Accord additionally had primary accidents and was taken to the hospital.

The driving strain of The huge rig had minor accidents and sought his personal assist, the division sassist.