1 Killed, 6 Injured in Fresno County Crash Near Piedra Road and Weldon Avenue
FRESNO COUNTY, CA (November 20, 2021) – A crash killed one person and injured several others near Piedra Road and Weldon Avenue in Fresno County.
The incident began when a truck became stuck in a ditch for an unknown reason on a dark Fresno County road. A 57-year-old man in the area got into his tractor and tried to help the owner of the truck.
A van approached and then slammed into the tractor. The California Highway Patrol said two crashed near the intersection of Piedra Road and Weldon Avenue in Fresno County.
Van and Tractor Collide
Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene, just outside Sanger. They confirmed that the man died as a result of the collision.
The 41-year-old Reedley woman driving the van and her passengers, five children ages 8 to 16, ended up hurt due to the impact. They sustained minor injuries following the wreck.
Medical personnel took all six patients to a local hospital for treatment. The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released.
Meanwhile, CHP forced the corner of Piedra Road and Weldon Avenue to shut down for hours after the incident. The fatal Fresno County crash is still under investigation.
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