September 1, 2014, A vehicle crash ends in fatality in Tulare County, on Monday. The head-on car accident happened near Porterville, at about 4:45 AM.
A 63 year old driver, from Delano, was headed south in a 1999 Hyundai Elantra, going the wrong way on Highway 65, south of Highway 190. He was driving in the northbound fast lane of the freeway, when he smashed head-on into a 2010 Ford Mustang, driven by Senon Herrera, of Delano. The Hyundai was traveling at about 60 mph when it hit the Ford.
The Elantra’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. Herrera suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia for treatment.
The California Highway Patrol have the accident under investigation.