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Head-on Big Rig Collision on Highway 65, near Terra Bella, Kills Porterville Man

Tulare County Personal Injury Lawyer John Rozier has the following accident report; On Monday, June 22, 2015 a semi truck collision ended in fatality.  The big rig accident happened on Highway 65, near Terra Bella, at around 12:40 AM.

Rogelio Rodriguez, 23, of Porterville, was driving a Jeep Cherokee northbound on Highway 65, near Avenue 12.  His vehicle drifted into the opposite lane of traffic, right into the path of a tractor-trailer, driven by James Chambers, of Visalia.

The Jeep and semi truck crashed into each other head-on.  Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Chambers sustained minor injuries, but refused medical treatment.

The incident is under investigation.

Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.  
If you would like these issues investigated further then please call Mr. Rozier, your personal injury and wrongful death lawyer, at 559-713-0159 or reach us at