On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, a Strathmore man was hurt in a car accident, that occurred in Tulare County. The big rig collision happened in Porterville, at about 2:30 PM.
A 1999 Chevy, driven by Raymundo E. Garcia, 27 years old, was southbound on Road 204, near Avenue 208. The Chevrolet ran a stop sign at the intersection, and crashed into a 1990 Peterbilt semi truck, driven by Gelasio Gomez, 49, of Porterville, was traveling west on Avenue 208. It is reported that the semi was driving at about 50 mph when the vehicles collided.
Garcia suffered injuries and was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia, for treatment.