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Porterville Car Collision Leaves Two Girls Hurt, on Park Street and Date Avenue

Visalia Accident Lawyer John Rozier has the following collision report; On Friday, January 23, 2015, two girls were hit by a vehicle.  The car accident happened in Porterville, on Park Street and Date Avenue, at about 7:30 PM.

The two children, 11 and 14 years of age, were walking southbound in a crosswalk, across Park Street.  A 2014 Dodge Dart, that was driving at a higher rate of speed, was traveling east on Date Avenue.

Celestino Torres, of Poplar, the driver of the Dodge, tried to stop after seeing the pedestrians crossing the road.  The car did not stop in time, and struck the two girls.

The girls sustained serious injuries.  One was taken to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.  While the other was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia.  Their condition is unknown at this time.

The CHP are investigating this accident.

 The scene of the accident should be independently inspected as soon as possible.  Please call Mr. Rozier at 559-713-0159, or online at