On Saturday, April 2, 2016, one man was severely injured in a car collision, in Porterville. The Tulare County vehicle crash took place on Orange Belt Drive, at approximately 8:30 AM.
Benigno Banda, 87, was headed northbound in his automobile, on Orange Belt Drive, near Linda Vista Avenue. For an unexplained reason the car drifted into oncoming traffic.
Banda’s vehicle crashed into another car, driven by Gariela Aguiniga-Rodriguez, 27. Rodriguez was driving north on Orange Belt Dr., when the incident happened.
Banda suffered serious injuries, including head trauma. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical, but stable condition.
Rodriguez and her two children were not hurt in the accident.
Please call if you would like us to investigate this accident. The event data recorders with the airbag modules may have recorded the vehicle speeds. And we can look into whether the car malfunctioned.