1 Driver Injured in 2-Truck Collision on Avenue 120 Offramp Monday
Porterville, CA (April 19, 2021) – At least one person suffered injuries following a big rig crash on Avenue 120 offramp Monday morning, the Fox26 News reported.
Officials said two semi trucks collided on the Avenue 120 ramp from southbound Highway 99 in Porterville.
Preliminary investigation revealed one of the semis was carrying a load of milk. The driver of that truck pulled off on the side of the ramp to check a flat tire. While the truck was parked along the roadway, another big rig failed to slow down and hit the truck.
The force from the impact pushed the milk tanker down the embankment.
Fiery Big Rig Crash in Porterville, April 19
Shortly after 5 a.m., rescue teams arrived at the site and found one truck engulfed in flames. Responding paramedics checked the conditions of all parties involved in the wreck, and later confirmed one truck operator sustained minor injuries. The name of the injured party, and their age remained undisclosed.
The California Highway Patrol group is the agency handling the big rig crash in Porterville.
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