August 31, 2011- A driver of a semi truck from Ohio, was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, after his truck crashed on Highway 99, in Tulare County.
The big rig driver, Jay D. Allen, was driving northbound on Hwy 99, on Tuesday morning, north of Avenue 328. His Peterbuilt truck drifted onto a dirt shoulder at about 60 mph. Allen lost control and the rig entered a dry canal, called Cross Creek, and slammed into the embankment.
Allen’s injuries were moderate. His semi truck was completely destroyed.