Deadly Crash on Famoso-Porterville Highway and Cecil Avenue

Deadly Crash on Famoso-Porterville Highway and Cecil Avenue

Richgrove Man, 20, Killed, Woman, 23, Injured

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (June 21, 2024) — A two-vehicle crash involving a fatality happened early Friday morning on the Famoso-Porterville Highway at Cecil Avenue in Porterville.

Police say a 20-year-old Richgrove man was driving a Toyota eastbound on Cecil Avenue.

The driver reportedly pulled out into the path of a southbound Honda that was traveling at roughly 60 mph on Famoso-Porterville Highway. The two vehicles collided at around 3:05 a.m. on June 21st, according to California Highway Patrol.

Unfortunately, the young man driving the Toyota suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Meanwhile, the 23-year-old McFarland woman driving the Honda suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Police stated there are stop signs controlling traffic coming from Cecil Avenue, but there are no stop signs for motorists traveling along the Famoso-Porterville Highway.

It’s unknown what factors contributed to the crash, but the Porterville traffic accident remains under investigation.


Attorney James Johnson, founder of Johnson Attorneys Group, has been helping injured clients recover damages for their losses for nearly two decades. Our law firm hopes this news article provides timely and helpful information. Additionally, if you would like to contribute any further details, add a GoFundMe page or have legal questions, please call 1-(855) 703-4186 as soon as possible.

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