Fatal Hanford Crash on Highway 198 at Houston Ave
HANFORD, Calif. (June 5, 2020) — At least one person is dead Friday morning in a collision on State Route 198 at Houston Avenue in Hanford.
The crash was reported at 2:54 a.m. when a white Chevrolet Malibu crashed into the center divide, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The vehicle reportedly caught on fire upon impact, police said. The CHP report does not state how many people were in the vehicle, but at least one person was confirmed dead on scene.
The eastbound lanes were closed down due to the crash and police were heading up an investigation into liability.
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