June 22, 2015- A big rig collision took place in Tulare County, on Monday. The fatal head-on semi truck accident occurred near Terra Bella, at approximately 12:40 AM.
A Jeep Cherokee, driven by Rogelio Rodriguez, of Porterville, was traveling north on Highway 65. As the Jeep neared Avenue 12, it veered into oncoming traffic and smashed head-on into a semi truck.
Rodriguez died at the scene of the crash.
The driver of the tractor-trailer; James Chambers, of Visalia, suffered minor injuries, but did not want medical treatment.