June 14, 2015- One person was killed in a vehicle accident in Tulare County, on Sunday. The head-on collision happened north of Visalia, at around 2 AM, on Road 80.
A Visalia man driving a station wagon, was traveling on Road 80, before it becomes Plaza Drive. The vehicle was headed south in the northbound lane of traffic, when it crashed head-on with a 2012 Chevrolet.
The Chevy, driven by Maria Equihua, of Sultana, was driving north on Road 80, near Avenue 32, when the crash occurred. Upon impact the station wagon caught fire and was quickly engulfed in flames.
The driver of the station wagon was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. Equihua sustained major injuries and was taken by ambulance to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia.